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MASC Alumus Discovers Archaea Eat Protein

April 1, 2013

MASC Alumus Discovers Archaea Eat Protein “Beneath the ocean floor is a desolate place with no oxygen and sunlight. Yet microbes have thrived in this environment for millions of years. (From ScienceDaily) – Scientists have puzzled over how these microbes survive, but … Continued

Exploring Life’s Limits on Earth

December 4, 2012

Exploring Life’s Limits on Earth The following story is from the UNC Spotlight:  http://www.unc.edu/spotlight/zena-cardman/ As part of her research into how life survives in places where it seemingly shouldn’t, Zena Cardman dove deep into a lake in British Columbia alongside … Continued

Zena Cardman Receives 5-yr Royster Fellowship

November 2, 2012

New Royster Society Five-Year Fellows Have Varied Research Interests August 31, 2012 New five-year Royster Fellows for 2012-2013 Nineteen new graduate students from around the world are beginning their first semester at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill … Continued