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A Meteorite-loving Microorganism

09:05 EST 4 Dec 2019 | Science Blog

Chemolithotrophic microorganisms derive their energy from inorganic sources. Research into the physiological processes of these organisms – which are grown on meteorite – provides new insights into the potential of extraterrestrial materials as a source of accessible nutrients and energy for microorganisms of the early Earth. Meteorites may have delivered a variety of essential compounds … Continue reading A Meteorite-loving Microorganism

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