Alga Hijacked Bacterial Genes to Weather Extreme Environments (1 of 8) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Hot spring in Yellowstone National Park; a typical habitat where Galdieria sulphuraria is found. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the March 8, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Gerald Schönknecht at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK, and colleagues was titled, "Gene Transfer from Bacteria and Archaea Facilitated Evolution of an Extremophilic Eukaryote." Credit [Image courtesy of Andreas P. M. Weber] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.