Peter Griffin posted in Rebecca McLeod • Young Scientist of the Year 2008 on August 15th, 2008.
Rebecca McLeod’s acceptance speech as Young Scientist of the Year. The University of Otago researcher found that sea floor ‘compost’ produces hydrogen sulphide which is taken up by bacteria and, through a series of chemical reactions, forest material is turned into carbohydrate energy. [audio:http://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz.php5-1.dfw1-1.websitetestlink.com/wp-content/upload/2008/10/rebecca-mcleod.mp3] These bacteria live inside some species of clams and worms, providing […]
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