Bathyarchaeota: New Deep-Sea Methane-Consuming Microorganisms Discovered

An international team of biologists from Australia and the United States has discovered two new species of methane-metabolizing archaea. The discovery was made using techniques that sequence DNA on a large scale and assemble these sequences into genomes using advanced computational tools. “We sampled the microorganisms in the water from a deep coal seam aquifer [...] —> Read More