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Yellowstone Viruses 'Jump' Between Hot Pools

November 12, 2007

a boiling hot spring Researchers at Montana State University and Idaho National Laboratory embarked on one of the first comprehensive, long-term characterizations of hot pool ecosystems in Yellowstone National Park. The results help shed light on how viruses survive in hostile surroundings, migrate from pool to pool, and may help control hot pool environments. Full Story

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