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Hydrothermal Worm

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This bacteria-sized worm lives in the deep sea and is mostly found around hydrothermal vents. This image has been magnified 525 times: the real width of the field in the image is 568μm, or 568/1000 of a millimeter. It’s far larger than an atom, but still among the smallest living things.

[h/t: Huffington Post]

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Written by camcarlson

July 21, 2011 at 6:12 PM

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