This article is a compilation of information about free-living eukaryotes in extreme environments. Written in summary form, it includes anaerobes, thermophiles, psychrophiles, acidophiles, alkalophiles, halophiles,...
This article describes a permafrost subglacial lake discovered beneath Antarctica. The lake offers scientists a chance to test their sterile drilling techniques before exploring elsewhere in search of exotic microbes....
This lab activity encourages students to design experiments in order to gain some understanding of the feeding rates of Rotifers and/or Tardigrades. Students will use organisms collected locally or provided by the...
First Time Ever Retrieval of "Black Smokers" from Ocean Floor Reveals One of Earth's Strangest and Most Enigmatic Ecosystems
This article features a black smoker retrieved by an expedition team on the Juan De Fuca Ridge, at a depth of more than one mile below the surface of the ocean. The article discusses the expedition, the black smoker's...
This CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (May 2000) summarizes passive surveillance for possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS) during June 1, 1998--December 31, 1999, which indicated no persons had illnesses...
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