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Microbe Monday #1: Life in a Freezing Desert

Each week, new bacteria and other microbes are described in the¬†International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. Most days, papers are published online closed to midnight my time (EST). So, if I write about them the next day, they are … Continue reading

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The Smallest Whirlpool Ever

Many amazing new species were named today —¬†several moths, an Andean tarantula, and ten Arctic Ocean sponges, to name a few. Choosing one to feature on this site was a challenge, but finally I settled on Metacystis similis, a new … Continue reading

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