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Newly Discovered Ecosystem Of One Bacterium

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Newly Discovered Ecosystem Of One Bacterium

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Newly Discovered Ecosystem Of One Bacterium

Newly Discovered Ecosystem Of One Bacterium

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Deep in a South African gold mine, three kilometers below the Earth's surface, scientists have discovered a tiny ecosystem in which there is only one organism. Dylan Chivian, the bioinformatics lead at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in Berkeley, Calif., discusses the finding.