Department of Bioscience

NEWS

2018.04.05 |

Increase of plant species on mountain tops is accelerating with global warming

Over the past 10 years, the number of plant species on European mountain tops has increased by five-times more than during the period 1957-66. Data on 302 European peaks covering 145 years shows that the acceleration in the number of mountain-top species is unequivocally linked to global warming.

2018.03.09 |

Oil-eating microbes are challenged in the Arctic

Bacteria play a major role in cleaning up oil spills and mitigating its environmental impacts. In a review published in ‘Science of the Total Environment’, researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, examine the major limiting factors for microbial degradation in Arctic environments.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue 24 Apr
11:00-13:00 | Department of Bioscience, Ny Munkegade 114-116, building 1540-116 
Sebastian Lücker: In situ detection and novel physiologies of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria
Seminar, Centre for Water Technology
Tue 08 May
10:30-12:30 | Department of Bioscience, Ny Munkegade 114-116, building 1540-116 
Gunter Wegener: Thermophilic oxidation of hydrocarbons without oxygen: A story about novel archaea, new pathways and interactions with bacteria
Seminar, Microbiology
Mon 14 May
15:00-17:00 | Department of Bioscience, Ny Munkegade 114-116, building 1540-116
Brandon Seah: Farming or recycling? The nutritional symbiosis of the ciliate Kentrophoros with sulfide-oxidizing bacteria
Seminar, Microbiology

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