Amazon rainforest foliage gases affect the Earth’s atmosphere

Journal Reference: Manish Shrivastava, Quazi Z. Rasool, Bin Zhao, Mega Octaviani, Rahul A. Zaveri, Alla Zelenyuk, Brian Gaudet, Ying Liu, John E. Shilling, Johannes Schneider, Christiane Schulz, Martin Zöger, Scot T. Martin, Jianhuai Ye, Alex Guenther, Rodrigo F. Souza, Manfred Wendisch, Ulrich Pöschl. Tight Coupling of Surface and In-Plant Biochemistry and Convection Governs Key Fine … Read more

From the oilfield to the lab: How a special microbe turns oil into gases

Journal Reference: Zhuo Zhou, Cui-jing Zhang, Peng-fei Liu, Lin Fu, Rafael Laso-Pérez, Lu Yang, Li-ping Bai, Jiang Li, Min Yang, Jun-zhang Lin, Wei-dong Wang, Gunter Wegener, Meng Li, Lei Cheng. Non-syntrophic methanogenic hydrocarbon degradation by an archaeal species. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04235-2 Enzymes just in case This “miracle microbe” breaks down oil into methane (CH4) … Read more

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