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Plumes Across the Pacific Deliver Thousands of Microbial Species to West Coast


December 17, 2012

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Microorganisms--more than 100 times more kinds than reported just four months ago--re leaping the biggest gap on the planet. Hitching rides in the upper troposphere, they're making their way from Asia across the Pacific Ocean and landing in North America. Full Story

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