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The Role of Extremophiles in Astrobiology
A look at the study of extremophiles and the field of astrobiology.
# 142914 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Physics (Astrophysics) , Biology (General)


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The paper discusses how in recent years, many new discoveries have arisen in the fields of biology and biochemistry, but there is probably no more exciting development to arise than the study of what have come to be known as the extremophiles, a class of life unlike anything most people have seen. The paper relates that the study of these organisms is a dynamic and rapidly changing sub-field in the biosciences, and it has implications in several different areas. The paper offers a brief overview of this field of study and tries to show that it has important implications for the related field of astrobiology.

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"In recent years, many new discoveries have arisen in the fields of biology and biochemistry, but there is probably no more exciting development to arise than the study of what have come to be known as the extremophiles, a class of life unlike anything most people have seen. The study of these organisms is a dynamic and rapidly changing sub-field in the biosciences, and it has implications in several different areas. In this paper we will make a brief overview of this field of study and try to show that it has important implications for the related field of astrobiology. Astrobiology itself is a fairly new sub-field of bioscience which, on its..."

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