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  • n. Plural form of thermophile.

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Examples

  • Additional advances with both bacteria that grow at high temperatures, coined thermophiles, and recombinant cellulolytic yeasts have been discovered.

    Domestic Fuel

  • On schematics of the tree of life, many thermophiles can be found at the very bottom, leading some scientists to speculate they were the earliest or at least among the earliest life forms on Earth.

    First Contact

  • “Yes, I wanted to study thermophiles for my doctoral thesis,” Christner said, and laughed.

    First Contact

  • His early great interest, what brought him into microbiology and then astrobiology, was thermophiles—the extreme organisms that live in and around hot springs, deep ocean vents, and the outer reaches of volcanoes.

    First Contact

  • These include advances with both bacteria that grow at high temperatures, called thermophiles, and recombinant cellulolytic yeasts such as:

    Sustainable Design Update » Blog Archive » New Process Promises Better and Cheaper Ethanol

  • Earth is filled with incredibly strange creatures, from thermophiles like the one seen here that can survive in temperatures up to 121 degress Celsius to the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans that thrives in 2000 times more ionising radiation than would fry a human.

    Boing Boing

  • Besides the bottom of the ocean, thermophiles live in places like the U. S.'s Yellowstone National Park and sometimes produce bright and unique colors in hot springs.

    Levi Novey: How Extremophiles Might Help Us Save the World

  • It is part of a group of extremophiles that are highly tolerant of extreme levels of heat known as thermophiles.

    Levi Novey: How Extremophiles Might Help Us Save the World

  • The effort to understand the world is based on a presumption that everything — thermophiles, oenophiles and supernovae — ‘works the same way’ and that that way can be described as a single system.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Red Mass

  • In summer, of course, I retreated to anywhere with aircon and let the thermophiles have their time in the sun.

    seanan_mcguire: Tumbling into fall.

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