South Pole Bacteria

South Pole Bacteria

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Caption: Colour enhanced scanning electron micrograph of bacteria from South Pole snow. (Bar = 10 micrometers) Scientists believe that the discovery of microbes at the Pole could mean that bacteria have become uniquely adapted to the extreme conditions there, including the scarcity of liquid water.

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Keywords: antarctica, bacteria, bacterial, bacterium, extremophile, microbes, micrography, microscopy, scanning electron micrograph, sem, south pole

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