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Archaea
Microscopic organisms of the domain Archaea living on a diet of hydrogen and carbon dioxide, once thought to be bacteria, and often inhabiting extreme environments, such as thermal vents and hot springs, extremely alkaline and acidic waters, hypersaline water, and anoxic habitats.
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Biological resource status and trends: Microbes [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on Microbes
Scientists discover analog for extraterrestrial life in Idaho Hot Springs [More info]
Report on a community of microscopic organisms, Archaea, found deep in an Idaho hot spring living on hydrogen and carbon dioxide that could possibly exist on other planets. Includes links to related studies, investigators, and microbiology.
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