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Visit NSF's "X-treme Microbes"

Amazing Survivors: They evolved to thrive in hostile environments, including bone-dry deserts, boiling acid, horrendous heat and incredible cold.

 

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/microbes/

 

Be sure to see photo #8 in the Amazing Survivors photo gallery for more of the AMO team.

X-treme Microbes