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Date: 02/16/14 12:49 PM

10 Responses to Bacteria Live At 33,000 Feet [Pic+]

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    747Pilot Male 18-29
    1455 posts
    February 15, 2014 at 4:01 pm
    Link: Bacteria Live At 33,000 Feet - Scientists discover the earth is surrounded by a `bubb`e of live bacteria
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    madduck Female 50-59
    7256 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 1:04 pm
    Astounding- the things we don`t know.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 2:53 pm
    To be followed shortly by the follow-up study, "33,000 Kinds of Bacteria Live On Feet."
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
    7033 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    E. coli floating around in the upper atmosphere. More good news.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 3:18 pm
    I am not in the least bit surprised. If organisms can live at the bottom of the oceans without access to light or breathable air then why not up in the sky? The more we learn about the earth, the better; having that knowledge will help bring us closer to understanding why the human race should stop crapping on it`s own front doorstep.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35671 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm

    I heard somewhere "Life finds a way".
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    avail9988 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm
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    REALLY! On an Australian website?!?!!?!?!!?!
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    Runemang Male 30-39
    2676 posts
    February 16, 2014 at 6:52 pm
    Well if they`d put Hiltons and Lohans on the no-fly list that poo wouldn`t be up there.
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    Thonious Male 40-49
    987 posts
    February 17, 2014 at 4:20 am
    "scientists could even fight climate change by engineering the bacteria to break down greenhouse gases . . ."

    When asked how humankind will end on Earth, some think there will be a natural disaster, others think there will be war or a maniac with a death-wish. I`m pretty sure it will be well-meaning quasi-scientific types who engineer some kind of high-altitude bacteria that fundamentally alters the atmosphere that we need to survive, or some other well-intended but poorly thought-out plan of that sort.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    February 17, 2014 at 5:42 am
    Just remember that E. Coli are an extremely diverse group, with the majority posing no real risk to people.

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