"This book excerpt is from Roughing It, Mark Twain's humorous account of his western travels in the late 1860's. The excerpt includes Chapters 38 and 39, which account for Twain's visit to Mono Lake. While the text...
This astrobiology article reports another case for ancient life on Mars a meteorite from Mars peppered with tiny magnetic crystals that on our planet are only made by bacteria. A transmission electron microscope image...
This educational page introduces the three main groups of slime molds: plasmodial slime molds, cellular slime molds, and Labyrinthulomycota. It offers a description of each and discusses their life cycle. Hosted by...
This news article reports that some trees give their neighbors carbon that they have captured from the atmosphere. Scientists discovered that shade enhances a tree's ability to receive and that carbon appears to travel...
This Science at NASA article reports the ability of the halophilic bacteria Halobacterium to survive lethal doses of radiation, extreme dryness, and the vacuum of space. Potential applications for industry,...
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