Mystery of Deep Sea Bacteria

Scientists Discover Deep-Sea Bacteria Has a Metabolism Unlike Anything We’ve Seen Before  CARLY CASSELLA 3 APRIL 2020 A curious kind of bacteria found on the floor of the deep ocean might have a metabolism unlike anything we’ve seen before. Known...

Oldest Photosynthetic Algae found in China

Oldest Photosynthetic Algae found in China Article from NATURE MICHELLE STARR 25 FEB 2020 Strange, vein-like shadows imprinted in ancient rocks are some of the most important clues yet in piecing together the timeline of photosynthesis. At 1 billion years old, the...

Climate Change News in 2019

Science Alert does a great job in keeping us all informed Here is their collection of the most important Climate Change News from 2019. Just press the link below...

Climate Change Hopes?

A series of reports at the end of 2019 gives a positive and hopeful message that Climate Change can be avoided — see the link below...

Photosynthesis – Beyond the Red

I’ve long been a great supporter of photosynthesis. I’m sure that 99.9% of scientists think the same because without the process of photosynthesis there would be no life on earth.   Photosynthesis in rain forests provide about 20% of our planet’s oxygen, whilst the...

Marathon Plastics

Well done to everyone in the London Marathon today – all running for wonderful charities. BUT … The streets of London will be covered in plastic today from water bottles and plastic cups By 2050 there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish …...