The availability of iron in increasingly acidic oceans could change how creatures like mussels make their adhesives, research finds.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: oceans biomimicry science-and-technology earth-and-environment iron adhesives mussels
Biofortification of wheat shows promise for addressing "hidden hunger," a lack of essential vitamins and minerals in the human diet.
Feb. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: agriculture food plants genetic-engineering health-and-medicine iron zinc wheat
Understanding more about how a microorganism produces methane and carbon dioxide could help scientists cut greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Sept. 6, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: climate-change carbon-dioxide microbes methane oceans earth-and-environment iron
"Iron from hydrothermal vents can well up, travel across hundreds of miles of open ocean, and allow phytoplankton to thrive in some very unexpected places."
June 12, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: oceans phytoplankton science-and-technology iron hydrothermal-vent
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