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Unique Bacterium in Yellowstone Springs
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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.