Radiolaria are marine protists that are most abundant in tropical waters. The remains of their beautiful houses can be found on the bottom of the…View More Friday Deep-Sea Picture (9/14/06)
Bacteria…bacteria…bacteria…View More Do the Bacteria Dance!
Move over Angelina Jolie-according to University of Delaware marine biologists, the Pompeii worm is “Earth’s Hottest Animal.” And how could it not be…an invertebrate with…View More Hottie Alert! by Christina Kellogg
A garden of healthy, orange-coloured Eunicella verrucosa (sea fans) providing habitat for fish off Plymouth in the UK. Photographer: Sally Sharrock It’s great that you’re…View More Cold-water Coral Disease By Jason Hall-Spencer & Colin Munn*
One of the challenges of doing research in the deep-sea is the expense of getting down there and staying down there long enough (i.e., needing…View More Microbe Power by Christina Kellogg
Photosynthesis, that is. Get your mind out of the gutter! This admittedly sexy anaerobic green sulfur bacterium is capable of photosynthetic growth in the dark…View More Doing it in the dark by Christina Kellogg
Diffuse flow vent with microbial mat (white) Metagenomics is a powerful set of research tools, as well as a field of study in its own…View More Microbial Metagenomic Studies of Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vent Communities by Kurt Williamson
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The Johnson-Sea-Link manned submersible (Photo courtesy of Chip Baumberger) Nature provides a treasure-trove of chemicals that can be used in chemical manufacturing processes, or developed…View More Microbial Bioprospecting in the Deep Sea by Peter J. McCarthy,
Guess what?! I got a fever, and the only prescription… is more microbes!* Luckily, there is help for me. That may be a far stretch,…View More I Gotta Have More Microbes!