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Study Finds Significant Microorganism Populations in Middle and Upper Troposphere


January 28, 2013

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In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers used genomic techniques to document the presence of significant numbers of living microorganisms--principally bacteria--in the middle and upper troposphere, that section of the atmosphere approximately four to six miles above the Earth's surface.Full Story

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Georgia Institute of Technology

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