World's largest bacterium discovered is the size of a human eyelash

World’s largest bacterium discovered is the size of a human eyelash

A newly discovered bacterium that is large enough to be visible to the naked eye, and resembles the shape and size of an eyelash, has been found in Guadeloupe in the Lesser Antilles, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. Thiomargarita magnifica — a reference to its exceptional size — has an …

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