Unique Bacterium in Yellowstone Springs
July 27, 2010
Artist's representation of a unique species of chlorophyll-producing bacterium that was discovered in the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park. The green shapes in the cell, called chlorosomes, house the machinery to convert sunlight into energy.
Topics: Environment, Wyoming, Geography of the United States, United States, machinery, energy, Fremont County, Idaho, U.S. Route 20, Chlorosome, Park County, Wyoming, Park County, Montana, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Yellowstone National Park