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Microbe Mat the Size of Greece Discovered In the Sea 135

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes "A mat of microbes the size of Greece has been discovered on the sea floor off the Pacific coast of South America. 'These tiny creatures can join together to create some of the largest masses of life on the planet... A single liter of seawater, once thought to contain about 100,000 microbes, can actually hold more than one billion microorganisms...'"
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Microbe Mat the Size of Greece Discovered In the Sea

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