One Last Dance: Dwyane Wade’s insane buzzer beater and the rest of NBA’s reaction

first_imgIt may have just been one of his last attempts to carry the Heat, who are struggling to make a decent playoff run in the East, on his shoulders–something which he had done countless of times in all his career in a Miami jersey.After heaving a one-legged three that banked off the glass and into the hoop as the time expired, Wade ran to the stands and thumped his chest in front of the overjoyed Heat fans at American Airlines Arena, his home for the last 16 years. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Sporting classic cornrows in tribute to Allen Iverson, Wade brought everyone back to his prime, delivering an unforgettable desperation three at the buzzer to carry the Heat to a 126-125 win over the defending champions Golden State Warriors.READ: He called game: Dwyane Wade banks in straightaway 3 to lift Heat past WarriorsDWYANE WADE buries the #TissotBuzzerBeater for the @MiamiHEAT victory! #ThisIsYourTime #OneLastDance pic.twitter.com/wxAFaxNn6X— NBA (@NBA) February 28, 2019ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READ A legend with a legendary shot!!! 💥 #flash @DwyaneWade https://t.co/7lUgDIDo5e— Goran Dragić (@Goran_Dragic) February 28, 2019 Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief This Is What He Does!!! Congrats @DwyaneWade for doing it once again 🙌🏻 #Legend pic.twitter.com/RL7YwF19f7— Mike Miller (@MikeMiller_13) February 28, 2019 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college On the same night, his bestfriend LeBron James also hit a tough clutch triple to help the Lakers beat the New Orleans Pelicans at home.READ: LeBron James’ 33, clutch 3 lift Lakers past Anthony Davis’ PelicansJames naturally took the opportunity to troll Wade, whom he won two championships with at Miami.“Mine was a little bit more difficult than his,” James said with a smile.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next One of his closest friends, Chris Paul of the Houston Rockets, even poked fun at their upcoming matchup.Aight now @DwyaneWade…don’t come down to Houston with that nonsense tomorrow night!! 😂🤣😂 #OneLastDance— Chris Paul (@CP3) February 28, 2019In the post-game interview, Wade said he had fellow future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant and his “mamba mentality” to thank for that insane clutch shot.“Thank you for showing me the way. Mamba Mentality!” said Wade.My man @DwyaneWade 💪🏾 #lastdance https://t.co/BEqk4qA1bV— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 28, 2019 Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title PBA D-League: Batangas-EAC manhandles McDavid LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Please don’t retire @DwyaneWade— Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) February 28, 2019 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying ADVERTISEMENT With a classic Flash performance like that, it was impossible for Wade’s fellow NBA players not to take notice.Respect, @DwyaneWade pic.twitter.com/OjdAWnPepH— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) February 28, 2019 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? It must’ve been the hair or the fact that he is counting down to his last games in the league, but Dwyane Wade just showed why he’s one of the best to ever play in the NBA. View commentslast_img read more

Community events for the weekend of June 12th

first_imgDate Of EventName of EventVenue LocationEvent Type Saturday, Jun 12, 2010  06.00 PMNorthern Classic Body Building & Fitness ShowNorth Peace Cultural CentreSports & Fitness Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 – Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 Rafter G Trainer ChallengeDonally’s Horse BarnMusic ,Conferences, Lectures, Workshops & Meetings ,Animals Saturday, Jun 12, 2010  07.00 PMAll Ages Concert feat. Fallen Idols & Sunset SympathyLido TheatreMusic Saturday, Jun 5, 2010 – Saturday, Jun 19, 2010 Shop ’till you Drop Shopping PassportVisitor CentreChildren & Family ,Community ,Celebration Saturday, Jun 5, 2010 – Saturday, Jun 12, 2010 Be a Tourist in Your Own Town WeekVisitor CentreCommunity Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 01.00 PMAnnual Flower Pot AuctionCentennial ParkFundraiser ,Market , Art & Culture Saturday, Jun 12, 2010  01.00 PMSwing Into Freedom Fundraiser Golf TournamentLinks Golf CourseFundraiser ,Sports & Fitness Saturday, Jun 12, 2010  09.00 AM – 04.00 PMFarmer’s MarketNorth Peace ArenaMarket ,Community Sunday, Jun 13, 201013th Annual FSJ Triathlon CancelledNorth Peace Leisure PoolSports & Fitness Below is a list of community events taking place in Fort St. John and the North Peace this weekend.  For more upcoming events visit energeticcity-beta.mystagingwebsite.com/events or head down to the Fort St. John Visitor Information Centre. Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 – Saturday, Jun 12, 2010 Taste Of The TownVisitor CentreFood ,Community Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 02.00 PMSongwriter’s CircleThe Rabbit Hole/Retro RelicsArt & Culture ,Music Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 02.00 PMNorth Peace Music Teachers’ Year End RecitalAlliance ChurchMusic Thursday, Jun 3, 2010 – Wednesday, Jun 16, 2010 17th Annual “Kids Fun For All” Art ExhibitPeace Gallery NorthArt & Culture ,Youth Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 12.00 PMRick Hansen Wheels in MotionCentennial ParkFundraiser ,Sports & Fitness Saturday, Jun 12, 2010  09.00 AMHighland Dance CompetitionCentennial ParkDance Sunday, Jun 6, 2010 – Saturday, Jun 12, 2010 Then & Now Quiz ContestVisitor CentreChildren & Family ,Community – Advertisement –last_img read more

There is still room for improvement -Kimanzi

first_img“It’s still too early but with four games already and with 10 points, it’s a good step and a good motivation for the young players who struggled a lot last year. It shows development and maturity. They have taken the first few games with a big punch and it builds lots of confidence and I am seeing lots of room to improve,” Kimanzi said.Mathare’s emphatic 3-1 win over a star-studded Sofapaka side last weekend was biggest testament that Kimanzi’s charges would not be engaging in the murky wars of relegation again and the tactician says he is reaping the fruits of keeping faith in a young squad.Mathare United players mill around Chris Oduor to celebrate his goal against Sofapaka on February 25, 2018 at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluKimanzi lost almost the entire first team cog from the 2016 season and instead of going for seasoned players, he chose to stick to youngsters and they have proved him right with their performance thus far.“They are becoming another force with only their second season in the league. Most were new and complete beginners, but we can see what one year can do with a good environment for development,” the coach said.He added; “They have become so solid and I am enjoying the way they play, the way they make decisions in attack and defending. I love what they have developed into after 16 months of work.”Mathare hope to keep the form flying this weekend when they travel away to Thika United, a side which has found it tough to get their feet on the ground with just two points off their first four matches.-Kariobangi Sharks look to bounce back-Kariobangi Sharks head William Muluya plotting Gor Mahia downfall. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAMeanwhile, Kariobangi Sharks tactician William Muluya hopes his side can recover from last weekend’s slim loss against Gor Mahia, saying his side was not pressed down despite letting off Gor with an easy win.Sharks had rallied from a goal down to hold the 16-time champions to a 1-1 draw, but a mistake saw them drop hopes for a win.“We played well but we were punished for our mistakes. Football is a game of chances and if you make mistakes you are punished. That’s not the end of our fight. We will ensure we improve for the return leg,” Muluya said.Wazito have had a mixed start to their debut season in top flight winning one, drawing another and losing the other of their opening three games.Wazito FC head coach Frank Ouna shouts instructions during their KPL match against Sony Sugar at Camp Toyoyo on February 3, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond MakhayaThey return to their Camp Toyoyo base on Sunday hoping to replicate the result they had on their opening day, a 1-0 win over Sony Sugar.“It has been a tough start definitely with some lessons to pick here and there, but the team is getting better. It will be tough against Sharks because they are very tactical and organized but I am hopeful we can get a positive result from the match,” the coach opined.In other fixtures to be played this weekend, Sofapaka will host Posta Rangers at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos tomorrow, head coach Sam Ssimbwa hoping they can build on from their 2-1 win over AFC Leopards in midweek.Sofapaka FC players gather after a training session at the Eastleigh High School on January 11, 2017. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULUThe two sides lie side by side at sixth and seventh in the standings both having picked up six points. Unbeaten Posta have drawn thrice and won once while Sofapaka have won twice and lost a similar number.Posta boss Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo will hope to use the advantage that they will be fresher than their opponents who had to travel to Narok for their midweek engagement.“Despite that I think this will be a very tough match for us but overall, I expect us to get a win. Sofapaka has a very good forward line and it is one area we should really be cautious about,” Omollo said.Statistically, Posta walk into the tie shoulders high as they have won half of their last 10 fixtures against Batoto ba Mungu, losing three and drawing twice. Last season, they picked four points off Sofapaka winning the first leg 1-0 and drawing the return tie 1-1.KPL Weekend fixtures:Saturday: Chemelil Sugar v Zoo Kericho (Chemelil), Vihiga United v Nakumatt (Bukhungu), Nzoia Sugar v Kakamega Homeboyz (Sudi Stadium), Sofapaka v Posta Rangers, Gor Mahia v Bandari (Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos).Sunday: Thika United v Mathare United (Thika Stadium), Sony Sugar v AFC Leopards (Awendo), Wazito v Kariobangi Sharks (Camp Toyoyo), Ulinzi Stars v Tusker FC (Afraha Stadium, Nakuru).0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Mathare United head coach Francis Kimanzi celebrates with Chris Oduor after his wonder goal against Sofapaka on February 25, 2018 at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 2- Despite an explosive start that has seen them pick up 10 points in their first four matches of the season, Mathare United head coach Francis Mathare believes there is still room for improvement for the side that evaded relegation by a whisker last season.The Slum Boys are one of the only four unbeaten sides this year and their 10-ppoint haul after three wins and draw is double the amount they had managed at the same point last season.last_img read more

PAT THE COPE DEMANDS ACTION ON POST OFFICES

first_imgDeputy Pat the Cope Gallagher has written to acting Tánaiste Joan Burton demanding that the Department of Social Protection reverse its decision asking customers to change their payment method from local post offices cash payments to banking institutions through electronic fund transfer.Deputy Gallagher said this was a retrograde step for local community post offices, and would further undermine the long term viability of Post offices right through out rural Ireland.Deputy Gallagher was told by acting Tánaiste Burton that she would “look into the matter and investigate the department’s policy on payment methods to its customers”. In addition Deputy Gallagher T.D. stated “that in the context that the Government are the 100% owners of the post Office network, a taskforce must be established by the Department of Communication with cross Departmental support tasked with the responsibility to better utilise the Post Office network for providing services, advocacy and supports”.No other state owned network has such a broad based and accessible number of outlets throughout the country” stated Pat the Cope and by better utilising the Post Office network you are effectively bringing services and supports closer to the people.Deputy Gallagher added that for too long the true value of the Post Office network has not be realised“Now is an opportunity in consultation with the service providers, the departments of Government and the citizens of the state to provide greater availability of the services of State”. PAT THE COPE DEMANDS ACTION ON POST OFFICES was last modified: April 12th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:An PostPat The Cope Gallagherlast_img read more

Male Grooming: A secret about ingrown hairs…

first_imgEver gone through a long stretch of not having an ingrown hair, and then BOOM…. 3 pop out of nowhere!? Suddenly you’re left wondering, what you did wrong and when?Well, don’t be too disappointed because it may just happen for no particular reason from time to time, or as we touched on in a previous column it may have something to do with your shaving technique. How many times have you noticed an ingrown hair “re-appearing” in the same place you pulled the hair out just a few weeks ago? Well, believe it or not it’s because you’re actually “pulling he hair out”. Okay, let me explain.The best way to rid yourself of an ingrown hair that has already formed is to gently pull the hair out of the bump or swollen area. But make sure to NOT remove the hair entirely…Why?Well, the reason the hair is stuck in the first place, is because it was growing below the skin’s surface.  So, pulling the hair out entirely will only force the hair to start re growing from below the surface again, causing the same issue. So, whenever you see an ingrown hair bump forming, pull the hair out of the bump but keep it intact.  That way, it ensures that the hair will be ready for the next shave.This step can be done with a sterilized needle, tweezers or even a safety pin can be used.  Just make sure to light a match and run your needle or tweezers through it a few times to kill any potential bacteria.Ladies keep an eye out for the column over the next few weeks, we will have some quality and quirky ideas for stocking fillers, let it be Kris Kindle or the man of your life, we will have something for them all…..For more advice on male grooming call into us on lower Main Street Letterkenny, we guarantee great haircuts in a classic barbershop environment.Also follow us on Facebook!Male Grooming: A secret about ingrown hairs… was last modified: October 26th, 2016 by Mavericks BarbersShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:barbersbeardsingrown hairmale groomingMAVERICKSshavinglast_img read more

HARPS STRIKER SEAN MCCARRON SIGNS FOR IRISH LEAGUE CHAMPIONS CLIFTONVILLE

first_imgSean McCarron has joined Cliftonville FC.Finn Harps striker Sean McCarron has sealed a sensational move to Irish League Champions Cliftonville FC.McCarron struggled to earn a regular starting place for Finn Harps last season due to a combination of injuries and loss of form.In his first season at the club in 2013 he scored 13 goals in all competitions and finished Harps top scorer for the season. He only managed one goal last season, a sensational strike against Shelbourne at Tolka Park.Cliftonville courted their interest in McCarron during the summer but a move failed to materialise.However, Cliftonville manager Tommy Breslin was keen to get McCarron’s signature.McCarron was out of contract at Harps, so Cliftonville don’t need to pay a fee for the talented striker. McCarron took to his Facebook timeline to express his delight at the move.McCarron posted, “Delighted to have signed with the league champions Cliftonville Fc January can’t come quick enough!!HARPS STRIKER SEAN MCCARRON SIGNS FOR IRISH LEAGUE CHAMPIONS CLIFTONVILLE was last modified: December 10th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cliftonville FCFinn Harps FCnewsSean McCarronSportlast_img read more

Softball Blanks Kent State, 8-0, on Final Day of Wildcat Invitational

first_imgStory Links Newman allowed her first hit with one out in the fourth inning, but then retired the next five hitters on just 15 pitches to give Drake the victory on the final day of the loaded tournament. Six different Bulldogs had one hit each, the team also drew five walks and stole two bases. Frank scored a pair of runs. Next Game: Preview TUCSON, Ariz. – The Drake University softball team blanked Kent State, 8-0, in five innings to conclude its time at the loaded Wildcat Invitational in Tucson. Drake travels to Norman, Okla., March 8-9, for the Oklahoma Invite hosted by the No. 4 Sooners. The Bulldogs start the three-day tournament against Grand Canyon and Northwestern March 8 before closing it against Oklahoma March 9 at 1 p.m. Print Friendly Version Drake (11-9) scored six runs in the second inning against Kent State (6-11) and added two more in the third inning as it ended the game early and snapped a five-game losing streak. All five losses occurred in Tucson and were to top 25 opponents. In the third inning, Drake loaded the bases with zero outs for Schlotzhauer, who lined her fourth career double to left center as Frank and pinch runner Sarah Maddox (Henderson, Nev.) scored the Bulldogs’ final runs. At the plate, the Bulldogs were led by Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa), Libby Ryan (West Des Moines, Iowa) and Melissa Schlotzhauer (Pilot Grove, Mo.), who each drove in two runs. Becca Barnett (Moline, Ill.) drove in Drake’s first run of the game with an RBI groundout. After Schlotzhauer reached on a fielding error, Abby Buie (Gardner, Kan.) drove in Newman with a single to center field for the next run. Roemmich followed with a double to center field that plated Schlotzhauer and Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.). Ryan then singled to left center as Buie and Roemmich scored the Bulldogs’ final runs of the frame. vs. Grand Canyon 3/8/2019 – 10:30 a.m. Full Schedule Roster Live Stats In the circle, Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) dominated the Golden Flashes to improve to 5-4 on the season. Newman allowed just one hit and struck out 10 hitters for her sixth double-figure strikeout game in 2019. PDF Box Score last_img read more

RESULTS! SO WHERE DID YOU COME IN THE COLÁISTE AILIGH 5K RUN?

first_imgIvan Toner (file)THERE was a large turn-out in glorious evening sunshine in Letterkenny last evening for the Coláiste Ailigh 5k run.A total of 365 runners took part, from first year students to seasoned campaigners.Letterkenny AC’s Ivan Toner was first to the line in a time of 15:37. Coláiste Ailigh 5k 2014Place Race No.Time FirstName SurnameCategory Club1 412 15.37 Ivan Toner SM Letterkenny A C2 346 16.53 Kieran McBride SM Letterkenny A C 3 273 16.59 Paul Toner M40 Letterkenny A C4 297 17.38 Paul Murray SM Individual5 347 17.47 Paul Doherty SM 24/7 Triathlon6 283 17.56 Humphrey Murphy M50 Letterkenny A C7 278 17.58 Paddy McGee SM Individual 8 398 18.10 Peter O’Donnell SM Individual9 372 18.12 Stewart Magee SM Individual10 343 18.32 Michael Duffy SM Cranford A C11 296 18.45 Darren Price SM Letterkenny A C 12 1441 18.51 Ciaran O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C13 1406 18.57 Seamus Nallen SM 24/7 Triathlon14 279 19.01 Bob Gorbraerts SM Individual15 481 19.03 Paul Cosgrove M40 Letterkenny A C16 295 19.11 Damien McGeehan SM 24/7 Triathlon17 323 19.15 Sinead McIntyre Walker Coláiste Ailigh18 280 19.16 Ben George SM Letterkenny A C19 368 19.17 Jeaic Mac Ceallabhuí Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh20 1489 19.21 Dan Friel SM Individual21 411 19.21 Marty McCabe M40 Individual22 1445 19.31 Michael Gallagher SM Finn Valley A C23 483 19.36 Noel Lynch M40 Letterkenny A C24 384 19.37 Irene McFadden SW Letterkenny A C25 423 19.41 Sinéad Peoples SW Letterkenny A C26 431 19.48 Terenc Boyle SM Individual27 433 19.54 Colly O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C28 1411 19.58 Paul Gildea SM Individual29 444 19.59 Ciaron McIntyre SM Individual30 461 20.00 Blaine Ó Maolagáin SM Coláiste Ailigh01 April 2014 Page 1 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club31 317 20.00 Nikita Burke SW Individual32 414 20.00 Jane McGinley SW Letterkenny A C33 315 20.05 Samie Bogan SM St Eunans College34 1450 20.06 John Cannon M40 Tír Chonaill A C35 385 20.08 Ciara Finnegan Tríú Bliain Letterkenny A C36 272 20.16 Barry Mackey M50 Individual37 1409 20.17 Cathal Norrison M40 Individual38 1416 20.17 Paul Lee M40 Letterkenny A C39 1331 20.23 Mark Cannon SM Individual40 341 20.24 Patrick Carr SM Individual41 286 20.26 James Moreton Séú Bl Coláiste Ailigh42 413 20.32 Kevin Toner M60 Letterkenny A C43 350 20.35 Colm Buckley SM Individual44 393 20.39 Eamon Patton SM Individual45 334 20.40 Noel Moore SM Individual46 478 20.44 Cathal Harvey SM Individual47 390 20.45 Olly Duffy SM Individual48 309 20.45 Eóin Mac Gaoithín Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh49 293 20.46 Stephen Cunningham SM Individual50 274 20.56 Philip Brown SM Run LK51 318 20.57 Serena McDaid SW Letterkenny A C52 424 20.58 Manus Peoples M50 Individual53 1423 20.59 Declan Waters SM Individual54 477 21.03 Ryan Tyrrell SM St Eunans College55 482 21.16 Gabriel McCrossan M50 Letterkenny A C56 11406 21.17 Rose Ó Donnell Walker Individual57 1399 21.23 Helen Kennedy SW Individual58 1452 21.24 Karen Gallagher Walker Finn Valley A C59 1460 21.25 Gerard McConnell SM Individual60 472 21.25 Alister Hetherington M40 Run LK61 331 21.29 Dara Dunne W40 Letterkenny A C62 1447 21.36 Jason Regan SM Individual01 April 2014 Page 2 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club63 408 21.38 Maeve Callaghan SW Letterkenny A C64 456 21.39 Oisín Ó Cléirigh Cúigiú Bl Coláiste Ailigh65 1310 21.40 Caoimhín MacLochlainn Cúigiú Bl Coláiste Ailigh66 1396 21.41 Liam Doherty SM Individual67 1495 21.41 Cormac Nolan M40 Individual68 1494 21.42 Louis Bradley M60 Letterkenny A C69 1487 21.43 Aidan McFadden SM Individual70 383 21.47 Joseph Casey M40 Individual71 439 21.49 Catherine McKinley SW Letterkenny A C72 1403 21.51 Sabrina Mackey W40 24/7 Triathlon73 386 21.51 Alison Ní Uiginn Tríú Bliain Letterkenny A C74 1404 21.54 Ruairí Ó Laifeartaigh Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh75 325 21.56 Jason Ó Siadháil Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh76 1454 21.57 Jonathon Jacob SM Individual77 460 21.58 Diarmuid Ó Cathail Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh78 290 21.59 Ben Dunleavy M50 Letterkenny A C79 407 22.00 James Whoriskey SM Individual80 1483 22.01 Antoin Diver Walker Individual81 1493 22.02 Deirdre Diver SW Letterkenny A C82 369 22.03 Rory Reynolds SM Individual83 284 22.04 Christopher Diver SM Individual84 299 22.05 Luke Murphy SM Letterkenny A C85 1448 22.16 Graham Parker SM 24/7 Triathlon86 1397 22.17 Ciaran Liddy SM Individual87 397 22.17 Megan Slunader Walker Letterkenny A C88 435 22.19 Seamus Ó Fearraigh SM Individual89 467 22.25 Barry McLaughlin M40 24/7 Triathlon90 1482 22.27 Terrance Diver M40 Individual91 285 22.28 Andrew McGlynn SM Individual92 287 22.29 Paul Sweeney SM Individual93 342 22.33 Liam McMullin M40 Individual94 488 22.38 Altan Ní Mhurchú Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh01 April 2014 Page 3 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club95 1387 22.39 Niall Barrett Walker Individual96 1398 22.40 Dónal Mac Lochlainn Séú Bl Coláiste Ailigh97 373 22.46 Andrea O’Carroll SW Individual98 484 22.47 Seán Ó Donnell M50 Lifford A C99 1453 22.48 Liam Ferry SM Individual100 1476 22.49 Dermot McGuinness SM Individual101 298 22.50 Sean McCann IB Coláiste Ailigh102 452 22.51 Brandon Jordan Walker Individual103 277 22.55 Mairead Cullen SW Individual104 400 22.55 Michael Conaghan SM Individual105 374 22.56 Eoin Gildea SM Individual106 454 23.01 Tom Murray M40 Individual107 380 23.01 Luke Brown Walker Individual108 490 23.05 Liam Ó hAnnagáin Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh109 457 23.08 Eimear Bradley SW Individual110 288 23.09 Paul O’Donnell SM Individual111 1412 23.16 Donncha Devenney Walker Individual112 319 23.19 Clara Quigley SW 24/7 Triathlon113 370 23.21 Martin Langan M40 Convoy Running Club114 294 23.43 Mártín Ó Cuilinn Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh115 440 23.44 Ann Robinson SW Letterkenny A C116 308 23.49 Rónán Mac Gaoithín Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh117 1492 23.52 Evelyne Boyle SW 24/7 Triathlon118 353 23.53 Mark Farren SM Individual119 465 24.05 Seosamh Ó Donnléibhe Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh120 291 24.06 Alan Mailey SM Convoy Running Club121 375 24.07 Sinead McCormack SW Individual122 351 24.10 Seamus Crossan SM Individual123 1446 24.14 Pauline Sweeney W40 Individual124 445 24.16 Dermott Higgins M40 Individual125 1438 24.18 A N Other Walker Individual126 320 24.22 Barry Tinney M40 Individual01 April 2014 Page 4 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club127 281 24.24 Claire Molloy SW Individual128 418 24.25 Brian Doherty M40 Individual129 363 24.31 Shannen Nic Lochlainn Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh130 1497 24.36 Robin Boyle SW Letterkenny A C131 480 24.40 John Duffy M40 Individual132 344 24.49 Louise Roddy SM 24/7 Triathlon133 340 24.51 Stacey Blake SW Run LK134 428 24.52 Isabel Gardiner SW Run LK135 415 24.57 Andy Stewart SM Letterkenny A C136 327 24.58 Marian Kerr SW Letterkenny A C137 316 25.04 Suzie Bogan SW St Eunans College138 328 25.05 Jessica Ní Ghallchóir Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh139 1327 25.06 Sergey McDevitt Walker Individual140 432 25.07 Stephen McShane SM Individual141 1311 25.08 Fiachra Mac Lochlainn Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh142 1486 25.13 Craig Herron SM Individual143 314 25.16 Ruth McCrudden W40 Letterkenny A C144 442 25.17 Conor Logue Walker Letterkenny A C145 1480 25.19 Kevin Durran SM Individual146 321 25.23 Catriona McIntye W40 Individual147 1442 25.24 Barry Creagh M40 Individual148 332 25.26 Aisling Ní Fhearráin Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh149 1449 25.30 Maureen Doherty W40 Individual150 464 25.31 James Mac Erlean M40 Run LK151 1488 25.32 Stephen Nairn SM Individual152 1405 25.35 Martin Anderson M40 Individual153 493 25.37 Eileen Morning W40 Individual154 1439 25.48 Charmaine Kee SW Individual155 399 25.51 Máire Geoghan SW Run LK156 487 25.52 Diarmuid Coyle Walker Individual157 387 25.53 Laurie Ó Gallachóir Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh158 381 25.58 Karl Curran M50 Individual01 April 2014 Page 5 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club159 388 26.01 Philip Connolly M50 Letterkenny A C160 416 26.10 Michael McElhinney M50 Individual161 355 26.12 James Ferry SM Individual162 11404 26.28 Martin Donaghy SM Individual163 292 26.32 Jason Peoples SM Convoy Running Club164 1410 26.34 Kieran Kelly SM Individual165 391 26.36 Amanda McGrath SW Individual166 1422 26.38 Michael McGinty Walker Individual167 289 26.42 Fidelma McTeague SW Individual168 451 26.43 Shona Maloney W40 Individual169 1421 26.48 Ruairí Mac Fionntaí Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh170 1498 26.50 Amy McGill SW Letterkenny A C171 446 26.51 Mary Higgins W40 Individual172 282 26.56 Goretti Sheridan W40 Individual173 354 27.04 Jackie Ireland W50 Letterkenny A C174 1414 27.05 Amanda Spratt SW Individual175 489 27.06 Zac Ó Murchú Walker Letterkenny A C176 471 27.09 Emmet Ó Grubb IB Coláiste Ailigh177 420 27.12 Maeve Carr W40 Individual178 1437 27.14 Laoise Ryan Walker Individual179 1417 27.15 Bernie Frain W40 Individual180 1395 27.17 Andrea Doherty SW Individual181 1320 27.17 Casey Barrett Walker Individual182 479 27.25 Rosemary Russell W40 Individual183 352 27.26 Maria Gildea SW Individual184 357 27.27 Lorna Kemp Walker Individual185 1419 27.28 Majella Hughes W40 Individual186 1388 27.32 John Devenney Walker Individual187 1390 27.33 John Bosco Ó Gallchóir SM Coláiste Ailigh188 1435 27.35 Gavin McCarron Walker Individual189 500 27.36 Marie McGonagle SW Individual190 1418 27.37 Marian Gallagher W40 Individual01 April 2014 Page 6 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club191 276 27.39 Paddy Crossan SM Individual192 453 28.24 Mary Bonner W50 Individual193 426 28.25 Maeve Rafferty Walker Letterkenny A C194 337 28.25 Alana Gallagher Walker Individual195 310 28.26 Daibhéad Mac Daibhéid Walker Coláiste Ailigh196 434 28.29 Tanya Carson SW Individual197 311 28.30 Colm Mac Daibhéid M40 Coláiste Ailigh198 1440 28.48 Enda Hamill SM Individual199 403 29.01 Ultan Ó Fearáil Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh200 11403 29.04 Kelly Trearty SW Individual201 359 29.17 Ellen Kemp Walker Individual202 358 29.18 Kate Kemp Walker Individual203 1443 29.28 Stephen Crosan SM Individual204 1402 29.37 AnnMarie Roche SW Run LK205 429 29.37 Andrea McGettigan SW Individual206 1329 29.42 Conor Lawless SM Individual207 1324 29.46 Tadhg Brennan Walker Individual208 1485 29.52 Christopher Digimas SM Individual209 1325 30.08 Eamonn McDevitt Walker Individual210 312 30.10 Davy Cowan M40 Coláiste Ailigh211 459 30.14 Meadhbh Ní Chathail Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh212 1451 30.16 Clíona Ní Chonacháin Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh213 450 30.20 Paula McCusker Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh214 427 30.23 Chantelle Gibson Walker Letterkenny A C215 447 30.24 Aisling Ní Uiginn Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh216 419 30.30 Mary Carr W40 Individual217 333 30.30 Ciara Harvey SW Individual218 449 30.40 Emily Nic Floinn Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh219 1427 30.51 Wendy McGarvey W40 Individual220 1413 30.54 Hayleigh Ní Fhearraigh SW Individual221 364 30.54 Anne Clarke SW Individual222 402 30.56 Nicola Harvey W40 Individual01 April 2014 Page 7 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club223 468 30.58 Ruairí MacLochlainn Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh224 389 30.58 Ross Ó Mearthaile Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh225 1401 31.25 Caoimhín Cinnseallach Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh226 1496 31.25 Seán Mac An Ultaigh Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh227 324 31.30 Amy Ní Ghallachóir Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh228 356 31.30 Ciara Donoghue Walker Individual229 362 31.43 Eileen Walker W40 Individual230 11402 31.48 Orla Trainer SW Individual231 1490 32.02 Stephanie Sheridan W40 Individual232 394 32.03 Ann Marie Shield SW Individual233 335 32.05 Grace O’Connor Walker Individual234 425 32.08 Ann Marie Shields SW Run LK235 1426 32.10 Ruth Keogh SW Individual236 348 32.20 Sean O’Donnell SM Milford A C237 492 32.44 Michael Moreton Walker Individual238 1466 32.47 Colette Ward SW Individual239 330 32.52 Annie McClintock Walker Individual240 322 32.52 Brian McIntyre Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh241 275 32.55 Thomas Crossan Walker Letterkenny A C242 339 33.20 Maitiú Mac Aoidh Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh243 443 33.21 Tony Logue M50 Individual244 1425 33.25 Aine Devine SW Individual245 404 33.27 Tamara Harvey SW Individual246 491 34.02 Margaret Moreton Walker Individual247 336 34.03 Cathy Nee W40 Individual248 326 34.04 Grace Ní Earcáin Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh249 422 34.05 Caoimhe Ní Dhroma Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh250 1444 34.06 Edel McBrearty W40 Individual251 11405 34.07 Sorcha Ní Treartaigh Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh252 421 34.08 Amy Ní Chasaide Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh253 448 34.29 Shona Higgins Walker Individual254 1463 35.02 Bahiyyih Ní Dhaimhín Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh01 April 2014 Page 8 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club255 11415 35.03 Bronagh O’Toole Walker Individual256 469 35.04 Aisling McLaughlin Walker Individual257 1471 35.05 Niamh Nic Shearraigh IB Coláiste Ailigh258 1326 35.06 Aine McDevitt Walker Individual259 441 35.08 Emma Logue Walker Letterkenny A C260 307 35.28 Conor Ó Riagáin Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh261 1337 35.29 Brendán Ó Dubhgháin Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh262 458 35.33 Deirbhle Ní Chathail Cúigiú Bl Coláiste Ailigh263 11409 35.34 Aoife Nic Uait Cúigiú Bl Coláiste Ailigh264 1455 35.50 Patrick Kelly IB Coláiste Ailigh265 436 35.53 Christine McIlwaine Walker Individual266 437 35.53 Róisín Ó Donnell Walker Individual267 338 36.31 Catherine Bond Walker Individual268 349 36.36 Cecelia Sheridan Walker Individual269 392 36.57 Kim McGrath Walker Individual270 1424 37.31 Toni Kelly SW Individual271 1434 37.56 Orla McCarron Walker Individual272 486 37.57 Ellenn Convery Walker Individual273 470 37.57 AnnMarie Cunningham Walker Individual274 1392 38.01 Tina Lynch Walker Individual275 1456 38.38 Shiela Kelly Walker Individual276 300 39.03 Niamh Ní Riain Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh277 438 39.20 Róisín Ní Fhearraigh Walker Individual278 496 39.27 Hannah NicShearraigh Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh279 1391 39.27 Amy Ní Cheallacháin Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh280 1335 39.28 Courtney Nic Giolla Comhaill Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh281 1433 39.28 Aoife McCarron Walker Individual282 1491 39.32 Bronagh Sheridan Walker Individual283 366 39.38 Afraic Ní Bhróithre Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh284 365 39.38 Amy Clarke Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh285 396 40.17 Katie Ní Leathlobair Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh286 499 40.17 Bríona Nic Fhionnghaile Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh01 April 2014 Page 9 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club287 1333 40.45 Vinnie Coyle Walker Individual288 1394 40.47 Alma Ní Ghormáin Walker Individual289 1462 41.00 Alma Curran Walker Individual290 345 41.08 Shiela Sweeney Walker Individual291 1407 41.15 Roisin Carr Walker Individual292 1408 41.15 Anna Curran Walker Individual293 379 41.17 Méabhá Ní Chaillín Walker Coláiste Ailigh294 466 41.19 Seosaimhín Ní Ghallchóir W40 Coláiste Ailigh295 1350 41.19 Caoimhe Lafferty Walker Individual296 1500 41.22 Dylan O’Donnell SM Individual297 395 41.28 Kate Byrne Walker Individual298 498 41.28 Angela McGinley Walker Individual299 11414 41.29 Niall Murray Walker Individual300 1499 41.33 Bridie Devenney SW Individual301 1347 41.33 Hugh Brogan SM Individual302 1346 41.33 Michael Lynch SM Individual303 1332 41.42 Sinéad Devine Walker Individual304 417 41.57 Josie Gallagher Walker Individual305 476 41.57 Rhonda Strain SW Individual306 473 42.25 Sheral Hetherington W40 Run LK307 11410 42.25 Máire Ní Fhearraigh Walker Individual308 1308 42.39 Miriam Nic Lochlainn Walker Individual309 1349 42.48 Patsy Lafferty Walker Individual310 329 43.29 Úna Carthy Walker Individual311 1338 43.38 Pádraig Ó Dubhgain Walker Individual312 1431 43.38 Martin McCarron Walker Individual313 1432 43.45 Fidelma McCarron Walker Individual314 11401 44.00 Cecelia Nic Colgáin Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh315 1330 44.08 Christopher McColgan Walker Individual316 1348 44.27 Amber Ní Eigeartaigh Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh317 11411 44.28 John Grubb Walker Individual318 1321 44.29 Clare Duffy Walker Individual01 April 2014 Page 10 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club319 1481 44.30 Niamh NíhAnnagáin Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh320 1457 44.35 Rachel Kelly Céad Bhliain Coláiste Ailigh321 1458 44.36 Martin Kelly Walker Individual322 1464 44.38 Ursula Mulgrew Walker Individual323 1465 44.39 Siobhan McMenamin Walker Individual324 1459 44.40 Peter Kelly Tríú Bliain Coláiste Ailigh325 377 44.41 Jonnie Hilferty M40 Individual326 1328 44.43 Alex McDevitt Walker Individual327 378 44.51 Mary Sweeney SW Individual328 367 44.51 Susan McKelvey Walker Individual329 1393 44.55 AnnMarie Hannigan Walker Individual330 382 44.55 Geraldine Curran W40 Individual331 1389 44.58 Mary Gallagher Walker Individual332 497 44.58 Deirdre McCormack Walker Individual333 495 45.10 Kath McSharry Walker Individual334 1436 45.24 Odhran Ryan Walker Individual335 1319 45.24 Ann Ryan Walker Individual336 1429 45.42 Helen Shields Walker Individual337 1420 45.50 Molly Nic Fionntaí Séú Bl Coláiste Ailigh338 1470 45.50 Hazel Russell Walker Individual339 406 46.52 Ava Murray Walker Individual340 405 47.00 Aoibhe Whoriskey Walker Individual341 303 47.07 Cormac Ó Colla Walker Coláiste Ailigh342 304 47.08 Niall Ó Colla Walker Coláiste Ailigh343 305 47.34 Raymond Ó Colla SM Coláiste Ailigh344 306 47.36 Dara Uí Cholla SW Coláiste Ailigh345 1478 47.47 Luke McGuinness Walker Individual346 1479 47.47 Kayleigh McGuinness Walker Individual347 11408 47.55 Sinéad Ní Cholmáin Séú Bl Coláiste Ailigh348 409 48.33 Rory Ó Buaidhe Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh349 1336 48.33 Ben Coyle Walker Individual350 1334 49.11 Ellen Coyle Walker Individual01 April 2014 Page 11 of 12Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club351 1474 49.11 Philip Ward Walker Individual352 1473 49.14 Dan Mac A’Bhaird Walker Individual353 1472 49.21 Proinsias Mac A’Bhaird Walker Coláiste Ailigh354 313 49.21 Carmel Uí Bhacéir W40 Coláiste Ailigh355 1323 50.23 Somhairle Ó Braonáin IB Coláiste Ailigh356 1468 50.26 Niamh McFadden Walker Individual357 1302 50.27 Callum de Gallaí Dara Bliain Coláiste Ailigh358 11412 50.27 Sonia Moore Walker Individual359 1467 50.28 Lisa McFadden Walker Individual360 1469 50.28 Vera Timmoney Walker Individual361 11413 50.29 Caitriona Kelly Walker Individual362 1461 51.10 Seamus Curran Walker Individual363 1303 51.10 Jenny Reid Walker Individual364 1301 54.04 Maria Connolly Walker Individual365 1312 54.05 Bernie McLaughlin Walker IndividualTotal Runners: 365RESULTS! SO WHERE DID YOU COME IN THE COLÁISTE AILIGH 5K RUN? was last modified: April 2nd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:5kColaiste AilighResultslast_img read more

DONEGAL LGFA NEWS: NEW DATE FOR U12 ELITE BLITZ

first_imgNEWS from the Donegal Ladies Gaelic Football Association:U12 Development BlitzThe original date for this blitz was the 9th August. As the county men’s team are playing in the quarter finals in Croke Park on this day we are proposing to change this blitz to the 16th August. The LGFA want clubs to send their best 11 players for what is a 9-a-side tournament, in essence most girls should have been born in 2002. No club will be allowed to bring more than 11 players. Venue to be confirmed. U13 competition.Entries for this competition should be in at this stage. If any other clubs would like to enter could they let county secretary Siobhan Coyle know asap.(The following clubs have entered: Glenfin, Downings, Moville, Dungloe, Cloughaneely, N.Muire, Buncrana, Termon, Fanad Gaels, St Eunan’s, Convoy, St Naul’s, Red Hughs, N. Columba, N.Conaill)U16 Competition Round 1 games in this competition must all be completed by the 5th August.ChampionshipNext round of Championship will take place on Sunday 10th August with the following fixtures:Senior Semi Finals (1st Leg)Moville v Termon Glenfin v MilfordIntermediate Semi Finals (1st Leg)Four Masters v ConvoyGaoth Dobhair v Aodh Ruadh/Ardara …Junior Semi Finals (1st Leg)Buncrana v N. ConaillCarndonagh v DungloeJunior B Quarter Finals (1st Leg)Glenswilly/N.Muire v Termon BKillybegs v Lifford(Referees for championship are appointed by county board. Home club pays the referee)Donegal v KerryGame is in Birr, Co Offaly (4pm) next Monday August 4.DONEGAL LGFA NEWS: NEW DATE FOR U12 ELITE BLITZ was last modified: July 28th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalLGFAnewsU12 blitzlast_img read more

Microbes Are Wired for Communication

first_imgNew findings show surprising communication systems between bacteria, including power grids with tiny electrical cables.Bacteria in the world’s oceans produce millions of tons of hydrocarbons each year (Science Daily). The oceans maintain a balance between hydrocarbon-producing microbes and hydrocarbon-digesting microbes. “The scientists argue that the cyanobacteria are key players in an important biogeochemical cycle, which they refer to as the short-term hydrocarbon cycle,” the article says, surprising most readers. “The study suggests that the amount of hydrocarbons produced by cyanobacteria dwarfs the amount of crude oil released into the seas by natural seepage or accidental oil spills.”Single cell activity reveals direct electron transfer in methanotrophic consortia (Nature): Pass the electrons, please. Methane-digesting bacteria don’t just share molecules by diffusion; they pass electrons between each other. Ocean sediments contain vast numbers of these archaea and bacteria whose symbiotic actions in oxidizing methane have global effects. The researchers from Caltech and NASA find that “the metabolic interactions underpinning the environmentally important microbial symbiosis responsible for the anaerobic oxidation of methane” are electrical in nature.Nano power grids between bacteria: Microorganisms in the sea organize their power supply via tiny power-cables, thus oxidising the greenhouse gas methane (Science Daily). As if not surprising enough to see electricity flowing between methane-digesting microbes, another team from Max Planck has determined that they use electrical cables on a nanoscopic scale: “the smallest power grids in the world” with an important job. “They consist of two completely different cell types, which can only jointly degrade methane,” the article explains.  “Scientists have discovered wire-like connections between the cells, which are relevant in energy exchanges.” The Max Planck team worked together with the Caltech team to observe the tiny wires, called pili.With length of several micrometres the wires can exceed the length of the cells by far, but their diameter is only a few nanometres. These wires provide the contact between the closely spaced cells and explain the spatial structure of the consortium, as was shown by a team of researchers led by Victoria Orphan from Caltech [see the Nature paper].Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Without these teams working to turn it into carbonates, the global climate might warm the planet excessively. Did this “consortium” of two different kinds of microbes exist in the early earth, before they think oxygen was abundant? They’re not sure; “Yet today it remains unknown how the anaerobic oxidation of methane works biochemically.”The electrical power grid they found may not be unique in the microbial world (See also 11/10/12, “Very Unreal and Fantastic”: Electric Cables Created by Bacteria). The article explains why this power grid is important:“Consortia of archaea and bacteria are abundant in nature. Our next step is to see whether other types also show such nanowire-like connections. It is important to understand how methane-degrading microbial consortia work, as they provide important functions in nature,” explains Antje Boetius, leader of the research group at the Institute in Bremen.Biologists discover bacteria communicate like neurons in the brain (Science Daily). Yet another team from UC San Diego found that biofilms act as if they are a super-organism, passing molecules between one another something like neurons in the brain. Both take advantage of ion channels in cell membranes as portals for sharing information. Biofilms, which are like cities of millions of microbes organized with inner and outer layers, communicate electrically to stay intact under stress. Noting that glutamate is one of the molecules distributed in the biofilm led the researchers to “speculate that the metabolic coordination among distant cells within biofilms might involve a form of electrochemical communication. The scientists noted that glutamate is also known to drive about half of all human brain activity.” Waves of electrically-charged potassium ions also pass through the cells’ ion channels, just as they do in neurons. “In this way, the community of bacteria within biofilms appears to function much like a ‘microbial brain’,” they say, as “long-range electrical signals” pass through the colony.Update 10/24/15: A new species of methane-metabolizing organisms was found off the coast of Australia, Science Daily reports. The ‘fundamentally different’ organisms were found 600 meters below the Earth’s surface in a deep coal seam aquifer; “these new organisms played an unknown role in greenhouse gas emissions and consumption” till now. The discovery will rewrite the textbooks, researchers feel; it shows how little is known about carbon cycling by microbes.Update 10/23/15: On ID the Future today, the host reads fascinating facts about electricity in the living world from Geoffrey Simmons’ book Billions of Missing Links.Microbes are unsung heroes of the planet. We tend to dislike them, because a few of them we call “germs” cause disease. We don’t like biofilms that form on our teeth (tartar) and inside pipes. But thank God for microbes, because they play a huge role in moderating the climate and forming the building blocks of continental crust. They are just as important in the soil, in your gut, and in the air as in the ocean.The vast majority of microbes are beneficial. After the fall of the “very good” creation, and especially after the stress of the Flood, it’s possible some mutated and got out of balance (see the commentary about cholera [11/01/13], for instance—a microbe with a good function in the wrong place). It’s likely that the earth would not even be habitable without microbial consortia in place from the beginning.To find now that microbes work in gigantic tightly-knit communities involving members of different kingdoms (archaea and bacteria) working together in harmony is surprising enough. To learn that they communicate over electrical cables in nanoscopic power grids is nothing less than astonishing.  We may have to re-think the way we categorize these little cells. Their organization resembles super-organisms with brains, as if they are giant, purposeful beings with huge roles to play on the global stage.(Visited 42 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more