Phytoplankton are single-celled organisms that mostly live in lakes and oceans and are known to make their own food using the process of photosynthesis.
Marine microbiology is quickly emerging as one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of modern science.
Carbon is a commonly found chemical element that is abundant in the universe. Some forms of carbon can be seen unlike other chemicals. For example, diamond is the hardest form of carbon, coal and graphite are other forms of carbon.
Home to the strangest weather, Amazon rainforest is surely a strange place.
Around 66 million years ago, dinosaurs ruled the earth. They were the most dominant of land animals and the most ferocious too. Until that time, they had lived on earth for 165 million years! Compare that with the rise of the homo sapiens- we have been on earth for only about 2 million years- and 165 million years seems such a long, long time. Which brings us to the question- why did a species that dominated earth so absolutely and for so long become extinct all of a sudden?