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The X-philes: microorganisms at the extremes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This personal website of Richard Johnson, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University , gives a detailed overview of the field of extremophile research. Topics covered include ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold, High Pressure, Hypersaline, Acidic, Alkaline
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), General Public, College Lower (13-14)

Life without Volcanic Heat part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a news article by NASA Astrobiology Institute featuring Deborah Kelly from the University of Washington. She talks about the navigational challenges of reaching this newly discovered ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: General Public

Microbe Mysteries Probed part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief news article examines differences in genetic makeup of microbes in geothermal features all over the world. The article discusses geography as a major factor in genetic divergence, rather ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

New research challenges prevailing theory of microbial diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this web article, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley sampled the microbe Sulfolobus islandicus from acidic hot springs across the world to study microbe diversity. The article ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Acidic
Grade Level: General Public

Yellowstone Microbes Tapped to Settle Species Question part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

Acidophiles in bioreactor mineral processing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific paper provides a brief introduction into the use and development of industrial mineral-processing bioreactors and reviews the variety of microfloral species used in bioreactors. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Extremophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article introduces the reader to the diversity and significance of extremophiles. Descriptions are provided of the habitat and ecology of thermophiles, psychrophiles (cold lovers), acidophiles, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Acid/Base Reactions, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Acidic, Extremely Hot, Alkaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12)

Microbial Genomics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Web page with links to microbes in the JGI system than have finished genomes and draft genomes. There are also links to JGI home page, genome portal home, and the human genome project.
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

Bioinformatics in the Biology Classroom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This educational journal article addresses the implementation of bioinformatics in the classroom. The author explains how bioinformatics could play a key role for science students pursuing higher ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

NCBI: Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Web site from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) offers a set of detailed tutorials to help users make full use of NCBI's bioinformatics tools. The tutorials, which target ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Tools
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)