Microbial Mining

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Sulfolobus TEM
Sulfolobus TEM taken by Blabe Wiedenheft at Montana State University

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Rio Tinto: The Rio Tinto is an extremely acidic river in southern Spain. Enduring over 5000 years of mining activity, the river is full of heavy metals. Surprisingly, phylogenetic studies show the diversity of eukaryotes to be much greater than that of prokaryotes.

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