Contact: Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: The research was conducted on microbes found in a single geothermal hot spring in the Mutnovsky Volcano region of Kamchatka, Russia.
Credit: Rachel Whitaker
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