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Microorganisms and a new horizon of scientific discoveries

29 June 2017 | By

The simplest form of life is composed of single-celled microorganisms which are thought to have appeared around 3.5x109 years ago.1 Interestingly, evidence has shown that chloroplasts and mitochondria were once free-living microorganisms that became incorporated into eukaryotic cells and eventually became energy-producing organelles.1 Biodiversity enables microorganisms to survive in extreme…