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Water Bacteria With a Green Thumb

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Water Bacteria With a Green Thumb

Credit: Manfred Rohde/HZI Braunschweig

This is a scanning electron microscope image of Stieleria maiorica (pink), one of nearly 80 newly discovered bacterial species being investigated by researchers. They have discovered that this particular species produces bioactive natural products that regulate the growth of competing organisms. Read more about this research here.

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Credit: Manfred Rohde/HZI Braunschweig


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