prochlorococcus

A look into a mighty marine microbe

Prochlorococcus is a tiny plant like bacteria which is responsible for about 5 percent of all photosynthesis on the planet. Penny Chisholm is an institute professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who was part of the group that discovered the marine microorganism almost 30 years ago and her lab is dedicated to studying the […]

SciTech Now Episode 335

In this episode of SciTech Now, the Cahokia State Historic Site in Illinois is using new technology to unearth an ancient city; a team at Carnegie Mellon University is creating the next generation of wearable electronics; a look into a mighty marine microbe; and the white-nose syndrome that’s hitting west coast bats.