Stay-At-Home Microbes

Stay-At-Home Microbes: Berkeley-Cincinnati Study Finds Micro-Organisms More Complicated Than We Thought

When it comes to plant life and animal life, a species usually shows genetic differences in different parts of the world.  For the tiny form of life known as micro-organisms, the opposite has been considered to be true – they don’t tend to differ by geographic location.  That long-held view has been convincingly overturned in a study by University of Cincinnati and University of California, Berkeley, researchers focusing on a form of life that flourishes in extremely hot conditions.

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