DailyDirt: Strange Forms Of Life...

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Nature has plenty of surprises left for us. Life exists in some extreme environments that you wouldn't think anything would survive, but somehow little creatures are still thriving in some of the coldest, darkest, most acidic, hottest and just unusual places. Life just needs to be able to feed on something -- light, sugar, electricity. Here are just a few bizarre discoveries in biology. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

Filed Under: animals, bacteria, biohacking, biology, biotech, electric bacteria, extremophiles, life, microbes, mitochondria, photosynthesis


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    ijuin, 2 Jun 2016 @ 10:14pm

    The problem with humans photosynthesizing is that humans burn energy several times faster than a human-skin-sized area receives sunlight. We'd have to either spend the entire day standing out in the sun while remaining perfectly still 24/7 in order to conserve energy, or else get ten square yards of extra skin surface to collect more sunlight.

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