Reindeer baby boom at zoo


Four reindeer were born at an Austrian zoo.Schönbrunn Zoo director Dagmar Schratter said today (Thurs) four female and two male babies of the breed had come into the world within the past few days.Schratter explained: “Male reindeer Hank is responsible for our latest baby boom. He joined us from Gelsenkirchen Zoo (in Germany) last September […]

New study shows heat loving bacteria has origins in oil springs and the depths of earth’s crust

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Heat-loving bacteria found in the Arctic seabed have their origins in oil springs and the depths of the Earth’s crust. This is the finding of a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, which used molecular biology to study “misplaced” bacteria such as these. The possibility that molecular biology could also help track down […]