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New Research Suggests Bacteria Are Social Microorganisms

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, web.mit.edu) reveals that some unlikely subjects—bacteria—can have social structures similar to plants and animals. 

The research shows that a few individuals in groups of closely related bacteria have the ability to produce chemical compounds that kill or slow the growth of other populations of bacteria in the environment, but not harm their own.

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Market Conditions Are Ripe for Natural Gas Vehicles

PIRA Energy Group, a NYC-based energy market consulting firm, released a report on medium- and longer-term natural gas prospects in the U.S. transportation fuel market. PIRA says the sheer volume of U.S. recoverable gas resources relative to expected demand suggests that benchmark Henry Hub gas prices will remain deeply discounted relative to oil prices beyond this decade.

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