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Yellowstone Viruses 'Jump' Between Hot Pools


Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Yellowstone, climate, earth, microbes, viruses carried by steam, research )

Jennie
- 3145 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A population study of microbes in Yellowstone National Park hot pools suggests viruses might be buoyed by steam to distant pools. The result could help to answer some fundamental questions about how microbes, and the viruses that infect them...



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Jennie B. (14)
Wednesday November 14, 2007, 9:02 pm
What a lovely thought-viruses jumping between pools of boiling hot water...no swimming here! This does have som interesting info though. Noted/Shared
 

. (0)
Thursday November 15, 2007, 8:27 am
Noted with interest. Thanks, Jennie.
 

Ron G. (23)
Wednesday November 28, 2007, 7:13 pm
Yea...thats really weird because my pool jumps from warm to freezing cold. Back and forth, back and forth every year. This never happened in the south.....huh? Noted and thanks Jennie.
 
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