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Geographic Isolation Drives Evolution Of Hot Springs Microbe

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June 02, 2009 06:57PM
ScienceDaily (May 28, 2009) — Sulfolobus islandicus, a microbe that can live in boiling acid, is offering up its secrets to researchers hardy enough to capture it from the volcanic hot springs where it thrives. In a new study, researchers report that populations of S. islandicus are more diverse than previously thought, and that their diversity is driven largely by geographic isolation.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/05/090527105715.htm
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Geographic Isolation Drives Evolution Of Hot Springs Microbe

Rick1179June 02, 2009 06:57PM



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