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Microbial diversity below seafloor is as rich as on Earth’s surface

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For the first time, researchers have mapped the biological diversity of marine sediment, one of Earth’s largest global biomes. The research team discovered that microbial diversity in the dark, energy-limited world beneath the seafloor is as diverse as in Earth’s surface biomes.

Source: ScienceDaily.com