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Archaea

08 August 2017 publication

From extreme temperatures and highly acidic conditions to the insides of volcanoes and the depths of the ocean, a diverse group of microbes called archaea thrive in many places that most life can't survive. This issue of Microbiology Today highlights the importance of archaea and our current understanding of them.

Find out more about why archaea don't appear to cause diseases in the accompanying video below.