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==In Nature==
 
==In Nature==
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==In Industry==
 
==In Industry==

Revision as of 03:29, 22 April 2014

Introduction

A turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) spreads its wings and faces its back to the sun in order to heat and sanitize its feathers.

In Nature

One of the TSA plates used in the Shawkey et al. 2003 study shows that discs treated with uropygial oil inhibit the growth of bacteria found to produce keratinase.

In Industry


Include some current research in each topic, with at least one figure showing data.

In Archaeology


Include some current research in each topic, with at least one figure showing data.

Photograph of the fossilized feathers used by Moyer et al. 2014 to show the difference or lack thereof between fossilized melanosomes and fossilized biofilms.

Conclusion


Overall paper length should be 3,000 words, with at least 3 figures.

References

[Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.

Edited by student of Joan Slonczewski for BIOL 238 Microbiology, 2009, Kenyon College.