Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 19, 1996
Heat-loving Microbe Repairs Its DNA With Light
A University of Cincinnati biologist has found a microbe (Sulfolobus acidocaldarius) which not only survives under extremely hot and acidic conditions, it can repair its damaged DNA using visible light. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to