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http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/02/28/snow.bugs.ap/index.html Snowflakes may contain bacteria Rafael Corral PHYS100: Applied Physics Davenport University Charles A. Bunker
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Bacteria can be found in snowflakes, these are the bacteria that affect plants. Scientists studied sow from Antarctica, France, Montana, and the Yukon and they reported their findings. In some of their studies as much as 85 percent of the snow contained bacteria. Bacteria was most common in France, followed by Montana and the Yukon, and was even present to a lesser degree in Antarctica. The most common bacteria found was Pseudomonas syringae, which can cause disease in several types of plants including tomatoes and beans. There have been attempts
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Unformatted text preview: in the past to eliminating these bacteria but now that we find it in snow, scientists are thinking if it would even be a good idea to get rid of it. It could instead be replaced by dust. It is clear that Pseudomonas is effective at getting moisture in a cloud to condense, he pointed out. Killed bacteria are even used as an additive in snow making at ski resorts. Science has proven that there are enough elements in the atmosphere for a microorganism to live there. Another interesting fact, scientist have found more dust on the ocean floors in periods where the temperature is cooler and less dust where warmer temperatures prevail....
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