The Largest Bacterium Has Been Found. It’s Eyelash-Length And Like Nothing We’ve Seen


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A gigantic bacterium found in a mangrove swamp in the Caribbean is by far the largest ever found, and now scientists think they’ve figured out how it grew to such an enormous size. This species of bacteria, Thiomargarita magnifica, is 5,000 times larger than most bacteria, and 50 times…

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