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Acid-loving microbe may be a key to mine pollution
...o be the major player," say Banfield. "It oxidizes irons
and forms slimes and grows on pyrite sediments." The new archaeon, dubbed Ferroplasma acidarmanus, is one of about a dozen microbes found in the mine, Banfield says. Her group determined the newfound microbe was among the most active and numerous in ...
Trauma treatment from the sea
...e, tourniquets, pressure, even red-hot cauterizing irons
- all with the hope that the body's natural clot-forming ability would take charge and stem the flow of blood. But even today, the percentage of battlefield deaths due to uncontrollable blood loss remains at 50 percent - a statistic that has not chan...