Microbes in The Ocean Depths Can Make Oxygen Without Sun. This Discovery Could Be Huge

For most of life on Earth, oxygen is essential, and sunlight is usually needed to produce that oxygen. But in an exciting twist, researchers have caught a common, ocean-dwelling microbe breaking all the rules. ¬† Scientists have found that a microbe called¬†Nitrosopumilus¬†maritimus and several of its cousins, called ammonia oxidizing archaea (AOA), are able to … Read more