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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to the extremophiles

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  • 'extremophilic' bacillus, in providing insights into fundamental life processes and we look forward to further collaborative work on different forms of this rotor.

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  • Snottites or snotties are colonies of single-celled extremophilic bacteria that hang from the walls and ceilings of caves (similar to small stalactites, but with the consistency of "snot", or mucous).

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  • (A) analyze prominent scientific hypotheses for the origin of life by abiotic chemical processes, such as the transport of organic chemicals to Earth by comets, low-energy clay mineral replication, primitive Earth replication experiments, and the significance of primitive extremophilic archaeans;

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  • Unique protein from an extremophilic organism discovered

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  • A wide variety of environmental settings likely supported a diverse range of anaerobic and extremophilic life on early Earth; this in turn suggests the possibility of life forms in extraterrestrial settings.

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  • Extremophiles (extremophilic bacteria) - these thrive in conditions considered too extreme for most life forms, including mankind.

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