strain_121-2

Electron micrograph of heat-loving microorganism, strain 121, which grows and survives at temperatures higher than previously recorded for any form of life. The round organism has tail-like flagella used in propulsion. The black material is the iron on which strain 121 grows. Bar length, 1 µm. Photograph by Kazem Kashefi.

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September 11, 2012
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