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Contact: Steve Schmidt
steve.schmidt@colorado.edu
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University of Colorado at Boulder

Atacama Region

Caption: A CU-Boulder-led team has discovered some rare, primitive microorganisms on high volcanoes in South America that may be fueled by drifting gases in the region rather than photosynthesis.

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