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Gabriel Ortega: “How Do Halophiles Endure Extreme Salinity?”

The slow but unstoppable progress of evolution has enabled, step by step, mutation after mutation, the conquest of virtually all ecosystems on Earth. Even in those places where conditions are far from “standard”, where the presence of organisms seems¬†unthinkable, life has found its way. These small conquerors are called¬†extremophiles. Thus we find thermophilic organisms that […]