Microbes on Earth May Be Key To Identifying Life On Other Planets

James E. Kloeppel, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign News Bureau, "Science Daily"

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Subject: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, BiogeoscienceKeyword: travertine