Living fossils: Microbe discovered in evolutionary stasis for millions of years

  • Living fossils: Microbe discovered in evolutionary stasis for millions of years

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    April 8, 2021 at 3:23 PM
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    It’s like something out of science fiction. Research led by Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has revealed that a group of microbes, which feed off chemical reactions triggered by radioactivity, have been at an evolutionary standstill for millions of years. The discovery could have significant implications for biotechnology applications and scientific understanding of microbial evolution.

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