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Study shows unusual microbes hold clues to early life


February 7, 2019

A new study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life on Earth, according to a recent paper in the ISME Journal. Researchers used cutting-edge molecular methods to study these microbes, which thrive in the hot, oxygen-free fluids that flow through Earth's crust. Full Story

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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

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