July 16, 2019Insulin, a medication used to treat diabetes, is temperature-sensitive and has a short shelf life. It can be stored unopened for up to a year, but once opened, it … Read more about Study on extending insulin’s shelf life may have dramatic implications for health care—on Earth and in space
As temperatures melt the arctic permafrost, thawing billions of bacteria in the soil, the microbes wake up hungry and begin eating all the carbon in sight, accelerating the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
These results were published in Nature Climate Change this week, following one of the first field studies of its kind.
Ted Schuur, professor of ecosystem ecology, ran the field study in Alaska and worked collaboratively with a team of researchers.
“We found as soon as the… Read more