TIL: Scientists found microbes buried beneath the sea floor that divide once every 10,000 years and are as much as 100 million years old.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-23855436

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  1. I don’t know enough about microbiology to understand how they know these things divide every 10,000 years. It’s clearly not directly observable given the time scale.

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