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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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Podcast: A Planetwide Microbe Survey
18 February 2012 3:34 pm
VANCOUVER, CANADA—How do microbes contribute to the global ecosystem? What would happen if their contributions were lost? And would we be able to tell? Science’s Erik Stokstad spoke with Janet Jansson and Jack Gilbert about the Earth Microbiome Project and their goals for this ambitious undertaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which publishes ScienceNOW).