How Small Can Life Be

Leslie Mullen, Space Daily

This Space Daily article presents information regarding nanobacteria. The article discusses what a nanobacterium is, the controversy over whether or not something so small can be living, and future research regarding nanobacteria. The article features hyperlinks to key vocabulary, links to related pages, and a color photograph of an enlarged view of bacteria.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Topics: Biosphere:Microbiology, AstrobiologyKeywords: ALH84001, Mars, meteorite, Dhofar 019