Only above-water microbes play a role in cave development
Only the microbes located above the water's surface contribute to the development of hydrogen-sulfide-rich caves, suggests an international team of researchers.
Water heals a bioplastic
A drop of water self-heals a multiphase polymer derived from the genetic code of squid ring teeth, which may someday extend the life of medical implants, fiber-optic cables and other hard to repair in place objects, according to an international team of researchers.
Announcing new instrumentation for life scientists
In collaboration with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Materials Research Institute (MRI) has purchased a Horiba LabRam HR Evolution Raman spectroscope which will be arriving in its core facilities within the next several months.