A Change, An Opportunity: How Bacteria Can Effect A Homogeneous Environment
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Magdalena is a research scientist at the University of Zurich.

                       

A Change, An Opportunity: How Bacteria Can Effect A Homogeneous Environment

1,000,000,000,000. A trillion. This is the number of species that are estimated to inhabit planet Earth with us. Organisms of all conceivable sizes, shapes, and lifestyles live on earth. Through the window of my lab in Zurich, Switzerland, I can see a small patch of greenery. It is the end of summer in Switzerland, and the patch is still lush. It hosts a few trees, many other plants, and a few birds. It also hosts many other organisms I cannot...

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