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the water and shined ultraviolet light on it. The tube lit up as millions of tiny bacteria began to glow. Just moments earlier, the microbes had been invisible. And they said they knew nothing about the tiny bacterias She begins spending everyday exploring the single celled world. she studies how bacteria and other microscopic life shape the deep sea. Bacteria play central roles in many ecosystems. These include the oceans, soil and atmosphere. They’re also a big part of the global food web. Bacteria make it possible for all other life on Earth to exist. That’s why scientists say these single-celled organisms are the invisible backbone of all life — at least on Earth. Some bacteria eat really weird things. Scientists have found bacteria that eat rocks, sewage even nuclear waste. Orphan studies a type of bacteria that live on the seafloor and gobble up methane. Methane can seep out of the Earth on the seafloor. Some scientists say that even more methane would escape into the atmosphere if it wasn’t for marine bacteria. Finding single-celled organisms on the vast sea floor can be a challenge. 7mehwe
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