Ideas tagged with microbiology

Supercritical Exoplanetary Atmospheres as Potential Habitats for Extraterrestrial Aeroplankton

An increasingly familiar class of exoplanets amongst those being continually discovered is the "Super-Earth" ([Valencia+2007](, with a mass intermediate between Earth and Neptune. These have been found inside habitable zones ([Udry+2007](http://www...

By Mark Hammonds

Developed microbial communities in biofilm mode: the key for reinstating degraded ecosystems

In conventional scientific approaches, degraded ecosystems (e.g. conventional agroecosystems due to tillage and high doses of chemical inputs) are attempted to be revived mainly through nutrients, organic matter and water management. However, they do not provide a complete answer to the issue of...

By Gamini Seneviratne