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Image of the Day: Microbes on Fake Mars

By simulating the structure and composition of Mars’s rocky materials, scientists observe how the metal-eating, extreme environment–inhabiting microbe Metallosphaera sedula could alter extraterrestrial environments.

Oct 18, 2017
Aggie Mika

Synthetic martian rocky material, biotransformed by Metallosphaera sedula COPYRIGHT TETYANA MILOJEVIC See D. Kölbl et al., “Exploring fingerprints of the extreme thermoacidophile Metallosphaera sedula grown on synthetic martian regolith materials as the sole energy sources,” Frontiers in Microbiology, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.01918, 2017.

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Bio-Rad Showcases New Automation Features of its ZE5 Cell Analyzer at SLAS 2019
Bio-Rad Showcases New Automation Features of its ZE5 Cell Analyzer at SLAS 2019
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Andrew Alliance and Sartorius Collaborate to Provide Software-Connected Pipettes for Life Science Research
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Corning Life Sciences to Feature 3D Cell Culture Technologies at SLAS 2019
Corning Life Sciences to Feature 3D Cell Culture Technologies at SLAS 2019
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Corning Introduces New 1536-well Spheroid Microplate
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