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Life on a Grain of Sand, 6 | by adonofrio (
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Life on a Grain of Sand, 6

A natural community of bacteria growing on a single grain of sand. The sand was collected from intertidal sediment on a beach near Boston, MA in February 2009 and imaged using a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).


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"Image courtesy of the Lewis Lab at Northeastern University. Image created by Anthony D'Onofrio, William H. Fowle, Eric J. Stewart and Kim Lewis."

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Taken on March 28, 2010