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Isolated for millions of years, cave bacteria resist modern antibiotics

The caverns of Lechuguilla Cave are some of the strangest on the planet. Its acid-carved passages extend for over 120 miles. They’re filled with a wonderland of straws, balloons, plates, stalactites of rust, and chandeliers of crystal. Parts of Lechuguilla have been cut off from the surface for four to seven million years, and the [...]
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