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The following is a 600-word essay which I wrote for Physics of life School at National Center for Biological Sciences-TIFR, Bangalore, India.
Biological cells, that all living organisms are made of, singly or collectively, are open dissipative machines, in a complicated assemblage of sub-machines in a hierarchical organization of soft matter, which is a perfect system showing emergent properties. They are ever-evolving, self-replicating machines that utilize energy…Continue
Added by Suraj kumar sahu on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
WHAT’S UP WITH METHANE IN OMZs?
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Added by Jen Glass on May 21, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
“Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.”…
Added by Jen Glass on May 21, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
This is the second blog post of a series on Jennifer Glass’ experience at sea.
Read the first part here.
Six thousand feet below our ship, three tectonic plates are colliding. Like slow-moving conveyor belts, the Rivera and Cocos Plates creep under the North American Plate. Where the denser oceanic plates…Continue
Added by Jen Glass on May 17, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Greetings from the Pacific Ocean! I am currently at sea for three weeks with an awesome team of astrobiologists, geochemists and molecular biologists. We are floating off the coast of western Mexico, about 100 miles west of Manzanillo, Mexico, on the Oregon State University research vessel Oceanus.
Off to sample the Eastern Tropical North Pacific Oxygen Minimum Zone on R/V Oceanus!…
Added by Jen Glass on May 12, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Removing pollutants from water is the ultimate goal of the purification process.
However, current methods of removal have their share of complications. And tend to be quite energy and chemical intensive, especially when it involves removing…Continue