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Bacterial growth could reveal Earth’s origins


May 18th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): For years, geologists have analyzed modern microbial mats to decipher how cells functioned as far back as 3 billion years.Now, researchers have found a way to garner ... Read more...

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Microbial ‘cowboys’ tie down shifting soil in American Southwest


November 18th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) have discovered that several species of microbes, at least one found prominently in the deserts of the American Southwest, have evolved the ... Read more...

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‘Microbial mats’ built 3.4-billion-year-old stromatolites


July 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A team of scientists has provided evidence that 3.4-billion-year-old stromatolites were responsible for building 'microbial mats', a finding that may provide insight into the origins of life on ... Read more...

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Modern microbialites may be remnants of ancient ecosystems


March 18th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
London, March 18 (ANI): Modern Microbialites organosedimentary structures built by the interaction of organisms and their environment may be endemic remnants of ancient ecosystems, according to a team of researchers from ... Read more...

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Scientists discover cellular life in 2.7 billion-year-old Australian rocks


January 28th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers have used strong microscope techniques to identify signs of cellular life in 2.7 billion-year-old Australian stromatolites which are lumpy sedimentary rock formations.Bacteria that secrete calcium carbonate, or ... Read more...

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