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Once thought to be devoid of life, the ice-covered parts of Antarctica are now known to be a reservoir of metabolically active microbial cells and organic carbon. The potential for methanogenic archaea to support the degradation of organic carbon to methane beneath the ice, however, has not yet been evaluated. Large sedimentary basins containing marine(More)
This article reports on ten new accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) dates from the Chalcolithic period (fifth millennium BC) archaeological type-site of Teleilat Ghassul in Jordan. Early radiocarbon assays from the site proved difficult to integrate with current relative chronological formulations. The ten new AMS dates and follow-up enquiries connected(More)
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A study was conducted on physico-chemical parameters and heavy metal contents of water from the mangrove swamps of Lagos lagoon, Nigeria. The study was aimed at assessing its suitability for fish production and as well as its safety for drinking purpose in man. In all eleven (11) physical and chemical parameters and six (6) heavy metals were investigated(More)
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