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Rare opportunity to study short-lived volcanic island reveals sulfur-metabolizing #microbes

The Early Microbial Colonizers of a Short-Lived Volcanic Island in the Kingdom of #Tonga

"We didn't see what we were expecting. We thought we'd see organisms you find when a glacier retreats, or #cyanobacteria, more typical early colonizer species—but instead we found a unique group of #bacteria that metabolize sulfur and atmospheric gases."

Pressure spike in #Melbourne right on cue after this afternoon’s volcanic #eruption in #Tonga.

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