submitted by: nsf
A trip to Snowy River, a bright white crystalline formation found deep within Fort Stanton Cave in New Mexico, reveals a lot about life and energy in unexpected places. Host Lisa Van Pay meets Diana Northup and Monica Moya, researchers who study life in caves. As they explore the cave they ask questions, think of possible answers and ways to test them, and discuss how to share their findings with the community. Together, science and engineering have resulted in advancements that have changed...

Exploration of the Microbial Diversity of Caves in the Philippines and its Biotechnological Potential: Bacterial Biofilm Formati

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the UPLB Basic Research Program funded study to conduct initial assessments of microbial diversity of caves in Polillo Island, a Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Priority Area (PBCPA). Among the specific objectives are to: 1.) collect biofilm samples from cave environs (streams, pool of standing water, underwater passages, dripping water and rocks) of Mapanghe and Bulalon Caves in Polillo Islands, 2.) isolate, purify and identify bacterial species, 3.) conduct and monitor in...

Amazing Earth 2

submitted by: scivee-team

A documentary about volcanic eruptions, their causes and effects on Earth and the geological implications of those events in history and in the future - Part 2.