Oxygen Levels Dropping in US and European Lakes: Study
Oxygen Levels Dropping in US and European Lakes: Study
Researchers find a widespread decline in dissolved oxygen levels in lakes, which is known to reshape ecosystems.
Oxygen Levels Dropping in US and European Lakes: Study
Oxygen Levels Dropping in US and European Lakes: Study

Researchers find a widespread decline in dissolved oxygen levels in lakes, which is known to reshape ecosystems.

Researchers find a widespread decline in dissolved oxygen levels in lakes, which is known to reshape ecosystems.

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Mammals Can Use Their Intestines to Breathe
Mammals Can Use Their Intestines to Breathe
Abby Olena | May 14, 2021
Researchers show that both mice and pigs are capable of oxygenating their blood via the colon—a capacity that, if shared by humans, could be leveraged in the clinic to minimize the need for mechanical ventilation.
Climate Change Could Drive Sharks to Fishing Grounds: Study
Climate Change Could Drive Sharks to Fishing Grounds: Study
Asher Jones | Jan 28, 2021
Blue sharks don't dive as deeply in low-oxygen waters—which become more prevalent as oceans warm—effectively pushing them into areas of high fishing pressure.
Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment
Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment
Ruth Williams | Aug 12, 2020
In humans, higher oxygen levels during ventilation are tied to an altered bacterial composition in the lungs, and mouse experiments show a causative link.
Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Emily Makowski | Oct 7, 2019
For the Physiology or Medicine award, Peter Ratcliffe, William Kaelin, and Gregg Semenza are credited with figuring out molecular and genetic responses to oxygen levels.
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Diana Kwon | Apr 25, 2017
The resilient rodents switch to fructose metabolism in order to survive for up to 18 minutes in anaerobic conditions.
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
By making oxygen more available, a benign bacterium can provide better growth conditions for a virulent one, according to a study.
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2015
Scientists make oxygen-filled microbubbles designed to increase tumor sensitivity to radiation.
Pondering Photosynthesis
Pondering Photosynthesis
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2013
New research uncovers previously unappreciated insights into the evolution of the well-studied energy-producing process.
Microparticles Deliver Oxygen
Bob Grant | Jun 29, 2012
Researchers have developed fast-dissolving particles that may one day prevent organ damage or death by instantly infusing oxygen into the blood.
Digging the Underground Life
Digging the Underground Life
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | Jun 1, 2012
A rare peek inside the subterranean home of the naked mole-rat
Underground Supermodels
Underground Supermodels
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | Jun 1, 2012
What can a twentysomething naked mole-rat tell us about fighting pain, cancer, and aging?
Yeast Don't Need Oxygen
Bob Grant | Aug 11, 2011
Scientists discover that ancestors of the unicellular fungi can synthesize essential biomolecules with only trace levels of O2.
Seeking a Cellular Oxygen Sensor
Seeking a Cellular Oxygen Sensor
Jeffrey Perkel | May 13, 2001
The fundamental question of how cells sense oxygen has implications for embryogenesis, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and other ischemic diseases.