Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.
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Why must we pasteurize milk? What are the benefits of pasteurization?
Recently, scientists were able to revitalize a bacteria that's been dead for over 120,000 years! Are humans next?
Some methods of preserving food are easy to understand, but did you know that sugar helps to preserve food by causing microbes to literally die of thirst?
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Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?
"A Fresh Breath of Methane" on this Moment of Science.
Do you ever stop to think about how all living things are ultimately related? "Life Traces in Lava" on this Moment of Science.
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