Conquering the Extreme

How microorganisms support multicellular organisms with the colonisation of hostile environments

From hot and nutrient-poor deserts to alternating dry and wet intertidal zones, right through to the highest water pressure and permanent darkness in the deep sea: in the course of its development over millions of years, life has conquered even the most extreme places on earth. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)