[TML] Scary dead Earth future!

Jerry W Barrington jerry.barrington at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 15:27:37 MST 2008


On 2/29/08 11:47 AM, "Bruce Johnson" <johnson at pharmacy.arizona.edu> wrote:

> Bacteria are everywhere. Roughly half the total biomass on the planet
> are bacteria. <http://whyfiles.org/shorties/count_bact.html>
> 
> Anywhere you look, on just about any substrate you find you'll find
> bacteria living there happily, from boiling hot (literally) springs to
> the muck hundreds of meters below the
> seafloor.<http://www.astrobio.net/news/article307.html>

>From further reading, most of those sea sediment ones being counted are
probably actually corpses:

<http://www.astrobio.net/news/article307.html>



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