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Microbes under Greenland Ice may be preview of what scientists find under Mars' surface
...from a suitable depth, so if you looked around the rim
of a crater and scooped up some dirt, you might find them if you land where the methane oozing out of the interior is highest." Price and his colleagues published their findings last week in the Early Online edition of the journal Proceedings of the...
Ring-like formations in drying DNA drops could affect hybridization studies
...nal stages of drying, stresses propagated from the rim
inward through the liquid crystal, creating cracks...a bicycle wheel, the transported DNA resembled the rim
of a bicycle wheel." Since nearly all the DNA is concentrated in a narrow ring with almost no DNA i...
Tears reveal some of their deepest secrets to researchers
...e tiny, grape-like clusters of cells that line the rim
of our upper and lower eyelids ?the outlets to these glands are roughly adjacent to the eyelashes. Researchers gently pressed the volunteers' lower eyelids and collected droplets of meibum in tiny glass tubes. The researchers examined the meibum s...
Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology
... the females during reproduction. For the north rim
species, Voyles explained that the discovery will result in the two caves becoming listed as 'significant' under the Federal Cave Resource Protection Act of 1988. Voyles indicates there are a lot more exciting discoveries to be made. "With 170 kno...