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Fraser
2009-Mar-16, 06:30 PM
Indian scientists flying a giant balloon experiment have announced the discovery of three new species of bacteria from the stratosphere.In all, 12 bacterial and six fungal colonies were detected, nine of which, based on gene sequencing, showed greater than 98 percent similarity with reported known species on earth. Three bacterial colonies, however, represented totally new [...]

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