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Microorganisms from the Earth take over Mars

An international team of scientists believe that the first colonists of Mars may be a terrestrial bacteria. According to them, the interplanetary contamination is inevitable and must be regarded as good, writes Microbiology Ecology.

"Life in the form in which we know it could not exist without the beneficial microorganisms. To survive in the barren sterile planets, we have to take with beneficial microbes, "- says microbiologist Jose Lopez.

According to the plan, the first settlers of the Red Planet will not people, and extremophilic microorganisms capable of surviving under extremely high or low temperature, pressure and acidity.

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