Scientists Uncover Secrets Of Biological Soil Crust Microbes Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California has found the biological soil crust (BSC) layer of a desert contains microbes that lie in wait for the ideal conditions to begin metabolic activity. “We found a way to measure from start to finish in real unaltered samples the molecular events behind the response ...
June 15, 2013 - redOrbit
Secrets of biological soil crusts uncovered Biologists have performed a molecular level analysis of desert biological soil crusts -- living ground cover formed by microbial communities -- to reveal how long-dormant cyanobacteria become activated by rainfall then resume dormancy when the precipitation stops.
June 14, 2013 - Science Daily
Roger Ebert in FOXNews To be sure, health problems have prevented me from eating,Ebert writes in the book. "That did not discourage my cooking. It became an exercise more pure, freed of biological compulsion."
Ban Ki-moon in Sydney Morning Herald The Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, said the world needed a "new vision for biological diversity for a healthy planet and a sustainable future for humankind".
Jens Stoltenberg in ABC News The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is our insurance policy,Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told delegates at the opening ceremony. "It is the Noah's Ark for securing biological diversity for future generations."