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Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas. Now, researchers from Oregon State University have found it leaking from the Antarctic sea floor under the Ross Sea. Previously, scientists believed that if there were undersea methane leaks, micro-organisms…
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Scientists from the University of Aberystwyth, Wales, involved in Antarctic research have found ‘methane-eating’ bacteria that act as a kind of biological filter in water samples from Lake Whillans. These potentially beneficial bacteria…
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