Monthly Archives: November 2013

Frequently Asked Questions

Well, on Monday night I had great fun sharing my dirty secrets about microbes and glaciers with a lovely crew of people who turned up to the Aberystwyth Science Café. Rather than rehash what I said, I thought it might … Continue reading

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Dirty Secret: (Microbial) Life and the Death of Glaciers – Aber Science Cafe

I’ll be spilling the beans about cryoconite and how the life of glaciers is surprisingly linked to microbial shenanigans at the Aberystwyth Science Café at 1930h on Monday the 11th of November at Aber Arts Centre. Plus there may be a guest appearance … Continue reading

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A snowball’s chance in Hell et al. (2013)

Bottom line up front: Snow covers ca. 30% of Earth’s surface; we are losing the last permanently dry snows in the Northern hemisphere: Are these vast (new) microbial habitats, thanks to climate change? We published a paper which shows bacteria can … Continue reading

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