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Unique oil-eating bacteria found in world’s deepest ocean trench.

The Mariana Trench is the deepest known site in the Earth’s oceans, reaching a depth of over 11,000 metres at the Challenger Deep. Recent studies reveal that the trench waters host distinctive microbial planktonic communities. However, the genetic potential of microbial communities within this zone is poorly understood. Now, a study from researchers led by the University of East Anglia undertakes

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