Researchers Find Earth May Be Home To 1 Trillion Species, 99% Undiscovered

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to a study from biologists at Indiana University.

Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone; such hot pools often bubble with undiscovered microbes.
The estimate, based on the intersection of large datasets and universal scaling

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