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Title: Secrets of a Salty Survivor
Url: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/10sep_radmi...
Creator: Berry, Patrick
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: 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, biotechnology, cancer treatment, and space travel are discussed. A streaming audio link allows users to listen to the story. Links to related web sites are included as well.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Salinity
Science -- Chemistry -- Organic chemistry -- Biochemistry -- Nucleic acids -- Deoxyribonucleic acids
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Biology
Key Concept: Biology -- DNA
Biology -- Biotechnology
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-02-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-22 09:56:20 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 53
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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