Lesser Antilles Current Affairs, GK & News

Thiomargarita magnifica Bacteria

Scientists have discovered a giant white bacterium named “Thiomargarita magnifica Bacteria” on rotting leaves in saline waters of red mangrove swamp in Guadeloupe in Lesser Antilles. How is this bacterium different? The average bacterium is usually between ~0.4 and 3 μm3 in volume. Thus, it is only visible with powerful compound microscope, that use multiple objective lenses. ..




Stronger hurricanes might activate climate change

A study says that Hurricane Maria that killed 3000 people in 2017, have changed the cover of the forest. Certain species have started to decline after the hurricane. The single hurricane killed twice as many trees as the 2 hurricanes Hugo and Georges. In the past, the larger trees like mahogany were more resilient to ..