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It is estimated that there is enough shale gas in our country to supply our energy needs for as long as 200 years. This coupled with Canadian tar sands oil gives us an exceptional competitive advantage in the world.
''When I saw iron, I thought, 'Wow -- that's an energy source for microbes. There has got to be microbes associated with that,' '' said Jill Mikucki, geomicrobiologist at Dartmouth College and lead... 0