Over 190,000 Newly Discovered Viruses Are Lurking in Our Oceans, Here’s What You Should Know

If you didn’t think the ocean could get anymore weird, wonderful and kinda freaky…have I got news for you. There are viruses in it. A lot more than we previously thought. A new study reveals there are almost 200,000 distinct viral populations in the ocean. A liter of sea water contains anywhere between 1-10 billion … “Over 190,000 Newly Discovered Viruses Are Lurking in Our Oceans, Here’s What You Should Know”

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hotels

One of the biggest hazards we have in hotels is places where the formation of carbon monoxide occurs because there is not enough fresh air to the fuel-burning appliance such as pool heater, hot water heater or a furnace typically in a hotel they will put the HVAC system the hot water heater the pool … “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hotels”

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Detect Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Bedfont ToxCO

Bedfont’s ToxCO monitors provide high quality breath testing for carbon monoxide poisoning The monitors allows medical professionals to rapidly detect the CO poisoning levels of both concious and unconcious patients in a variety of medical situations In addition, the monitor can be used in ambient mode This measures the level of carbon monoxide present in … “Detect Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Bedfont ToxCO”

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This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom

New research has revealed that fungi—you know, like mushrooms—barter and trade with other organisms like little stockbrokers. Basically, there’s a whole economy of nutrients right beneath our feet that we are just uncovering. And yes, it can be pronounced either fun-guy or fun-gee, don’t even start, and their classification has been difficult, to say the … “This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom”

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The reason behind our food’s nutrient collapse

Who hasn’t dreamed of diving face-first into a giant cake or going nuts on a stack of pizzas? That’s basically what the world’s bees are doing — and it could be leading to their sudden, massive disappearance. A scientist named Irakli Loladze has been trying to sound the alarm since the late 1990s, when he … “The reason behind our food’s nutrient collapse”

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Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycling

Hello, Bio400 people, this is Miss Boghossian, and this is our first screencast of the year. This is going to be about cycles in biology. So, here are some tips to keep in mind about watching a screencast: usually i’m going to use screencast instead of lecture for this class, and I’m going to use … “Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycling”

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UQx TROPIC101x 3.1.1 – Nutrient Cycles part 1

Hi, I’m Sophie Dove. I’m a coral biologist at The University of Queensland. Did you know that Darwin thought that coral reefs were paradoxical because they appear to grow from nothing. Today, I am going to provide a solution to the paradox and introduce you to nutrient cycles and their role in the success of … “UQx TROPIC101x 3.1.1 – Nutrient Cycles part 1”

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What Does “Organic” Mean, and Should You Buy Organic Foods?

[♪ INTRO] You’re at the supermarket, and you need to pick up a few ingredients for your favorite stew. Do you buy the organic carrots, potatoes and beef? Or do you skip the upcharge and stick with the conventional stuff? There’s a lot of confusion over what organic means, and whether it makes sense to … “What Does “Organic” Mean, and Should You Buy Organic Foods?”

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Biomolecules (Updated)

Captioning is on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right! Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and on Facebook. I want you to think for a moment about your very favorite food. What is it? Pizza? Macaroni and cheese? Chicken Salad? Sushi? Well we all have different food preferences, but food is a … “Biomolecules (Updated)”

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