January 28, 2013

High-Flying Bacteria Affect Clouds, Climate

Helen Shen, Nature News


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Ravaged by arid winds and ultraviolet rays, some bacteria not only survive in the upper atmosphere but might affect weather and climate, according to a study published on 28 January in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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TAGGED: Weather, Climate, Clouds, Precipitation, Bacteria

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