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

Special command: the success that Johnny Depp took care of boycotting and that even took him to the hospital

Special command the success that Johnny Depp took care of

When in April 1987, Fox aired the first episode of Special command, the expectations were very high. The chain relied heavily on this story about a group of young police officers specialized in undercover work, and in the face of an unbeatable response from the public, joy spread to the producers and the protagonists of … Read more

Covid : Omicron, vaccin “spécial variant”, 6e vague et pass vaccinal… À quoi va ressembler l’épidémie en 2022 ?

Covid Omicron vaccin special variant 6e vague et pass

Omicron va s’implanter durablement et prendre le dessus sur Delta dès les premières semaines de 2022. Face à ce nouveau variant, le conseil scientifique se projette pour les mois à venir sur la situation sanitaire dans le pays et partage l’évolution de la pandémie en France à l’horizon de l’été prochain. Omicron rebat les cartes … Read more

Where does the special scent of thyme and oregano come from?

Journal Reference: Sandra T. Krause, Pan Liao, Christoph Crocoll, Benoît Boachon, Christiane Förster, Franziska Leidecker, Natalie Wiese, Dongyan Zhao, Joshua C. Wood, C. Robin Buell, Jonathan Gershenzon, Natalia Dudareva, Jörg Degenhardt. The biosynthesis of thymol, carvacrol, and thymohydroquinone in Lamiaceae proceeds via cytochrome P450s and a short-chain dehydrogenase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, … Read more

Crows keep special tools extra safe

Journal Reference: Barbara C Klump, James JH St Clair, Christian Rutz. New Caledonian crows keep ‘valuable’ hooked tools safer than basic non-hooked tools. eLife, 2021; 10 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.64829 New Caledonian crows are renowned for using different types of tools for extracting prey from tree holes and other hiding places. While they firmly hold their tools … Read more

Watch Ryan Reynolds’ Fever Dream Ads ABC Aired During Its Live ’80s Sitcom Special

Watch Ryan Reynolds Fever Dream Ads ABC Aired During Its

ABC airs a series of Ryan Reynolds-produced surreal throwback ads during the network’s ’80s sitcom special Live in Front of a Studio Audience. Ryan Reynolds and his film production company Maximum Effort produced a series of strange, surreal throwback commercials for ABC that might be more at home on Adult Swim. Reynolds posted a video of … Read more

“The world of Francis”, the special Sky TG24 on the Pope on his birthday

The world of Francis the special Sky TG24 on the

“The World of Francesco”, A special by Sky TG24 dedicated to holy Father aired on December 17, his 85th birthday. Friday 17th December at 9pm Sky TG24 tells, in a special divided into six chapters, The “World of Francesco”, the thought of the former Papa Jesuit and Latin American of history. Read also> Tom Hanks, … Read more