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moonseed

(Science: botany) A climbing plant of the genus Menispermum; so called from the crescentlike form of the seeds.


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Re: Closed Ecosystem

All materials will need to be transported from Earth, the Moon, the asteroids, comets, or other planets and their moons. Thus, the space colony designer may assume ample energy but must conserve materials. Therefore, the life support system of the colony should recycle all materials. ...

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by Moriene
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:06 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Closed Ecosystem
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Re: Arsenic-eating microbe

... example. No water and not even bacteria in the soil. Life cant seem to get a foothold? Or could the methane liquid/gas atmosphere of planets or moons such as titan serve as a alternative? Here on the Earth water seems to be pretty damn crucial. At least I cannot think of any example a life form ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:17 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Arsenic-eating microbe
Replies: 12
Views: 5903

Re: Arsenic-eating microbe

... example. No water and not even bacteria in the soil. Life cant seem to get a foothold? Or could the methane liquid/gas atmosphere of planets or moons such as titan serve as a alternative?

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by Awol
Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Arsenic-eating microbe
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Views: 5903

Re: Life in the universe?

... of life can exist, not only this nucleic acid-based one we know. There are scientists who think that even liquid methane oceans in some planets/moons could harbour some kind of life forms. Silicon-based life has also been proposed several times. Of course, it has been very challenging to propose ...

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by biohazard
Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:00 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Life in the universe?
Replies: 7
Views: 4147

Re: Origin of Life

Thank you! I also thought this article was amazing, especially the bit about the moons and planets (oddly enough no-one else in my biology class quite got into it as much as I did). I haven't actually looked at anything else on them (though now you've given me the ...

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by Morgyn
Mon May 05, 2008 5:58 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of Life
Replies: 15
Views: 8426
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