Smallest Bacteria On Earth Captured In Detailed Images For The First Time

March 1, 2015 11:21 PM

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Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of what are believed to be some of the smallest organisms on Earth.

The existence of these super-small bacteria has been debated for decades, but there has been little concrete evidence available until now, DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory reported. These cells have an average volume of 0.009 cubic microns, about 150,000 cells could fit onto the tip of a hu...

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