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Bacteria Thriving at World's Deepest Oceanic Trench

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Researchers have found microbes in the deepest oceanic trench on Earth - the Mariana Trench, which is located at nearly 7 miles or 11 kilometers below sea level in the western Pacific.

The study of life in this inaccessible site revealed a community of bacteria that live in extreme pressures, which is 1,000 times higher than the pressure at the sea surface.
 
 

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