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Deinococcus radiodurans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides general information on the radiation tolerant microbe Deinococcus radiodurans. This compilation of resources includes news articles, photographs, references, and a short lecture ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Radiation
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Nassula, The Chain Eater part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Nassula. It includes sections about feeding behaviors, culturing, and encystment. Images show Nassula eating the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Didinium: A Wolf Comes Calling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Didinium. It examines the feeding behaviors of Didinia, including the capture, poisoning, and digestion of Paramecia; ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Alien Emerges from Flying Saucer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This image-rich BioMedia article features a micro-naturalist's observation of Bryozoa. It covers the emergence of a hatchling from its case, as well as its movement, enlargement, budding, and feeding ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

"Miracle" Microbes Thrive at Earth's Extremes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article introduces extremophiles, microbes found thriving in the most inhospitable environments on Earth. It reviews the differences between extremophiles and mesophiles, and how archaea ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Hypersaline, High Pressure, Alkaline, Acidic, Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Thermocrinis ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a Pink-Filament-Forming Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Isolated from Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract describes a novel hyperthermophilic bacterium isolated from pink filamentous streamers occurring in the upper outflow channel of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. The ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Culturing Methods, Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Extremophilic Bacteria and Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot, High Pressure, Acidic, Hypersaline, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

Peter J.S. Franks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features Peter Franks, a Professor of Biological Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography working in the Marine Life Research Group. He is a phytoplankton ecologist ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Domoic Acid Fact Sheet part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online fact sheet illustrates the transfer of domoic acid through the food web. Domoic acid is a nerve toxin produced by a naturally occurring Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) usually (but not always) ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)

Do viruses form lineages across different domains of life? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The scarce characterization of the viral world has hampered our efforts to appreciate the magnitude and diversity of the viral domain. It appears that almost every species can be infected by a number ...

Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Education:Assessment, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Evolution:Principles, Bioinformatics, Patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional