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Aarhus University

4 Cells Turn Seabed Microbiology Upside Down

Caption: The core sample has just been brought up from the bottom of the Bay of Aarhus and is being cut up. The researchers find archaea in the samples, which -- to their great surprise -- turn out to live on protein degradation.

Credit: Bo Barker Jorgensen

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