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Single-cell images of environmental marine ammonia oxidizing archaea. Panel (a) identifies the ammonia oxidizing archaea (green) and surrounding cells (blue), panel (b) reveals their uptake of cyanate. This can be determined with NanoSIMS, a technology th

Energy for archaea

Dec 11, 2018

The ammonia oxidizing archaea belong to taxonomic group of the Thaumarchaeota and are among the most abundant marine microorganisms. Yet, we are still ...

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Torsten Bickert from MARUM talks about the instability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen; T. Bickert

Ocean Day

Dec 3, 2018

MARUM and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen are organising the second Ocean Day on February 13. 500 pupils from the upper ...

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New Directorate (from left): Monika Rhein, Michael Schulz and Achim Kopf. Photo: MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen; D. Ausserhofer

New Directorate

Nov 1, 2018

MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen has a new Directorate. Prof. Michael Schulz as Director and Prof. Monika Rhein ...

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Rice is a plant cultivated by humans. Its proven occurrence more than 6,000 years ago shows that people were altering the vegetation very early in their history.

Early Human impact on the environment

Oct 29, 2018

As early as 6,000 years ago humans had intruded on nature so intensively that the natural vegetation was altered. This is indicated from the results of a ...

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