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. by whatilearned October 25, 2021, 12:15 am Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-23855436 What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote beneathburiedDividefloormicrobesmillionscientistsseaTILToday I learnedyears See more Previous article TIL Ferrucio Lamborghini was a successful tractor manufacturer and car enthusiast who created the Lamborghini car after Enzo Ferrari refused to entertain Lamborghini’s advice on how to make his car better. Next article Upstairs neighbor said my pumpkin startled the crap out of him coming home at 2am – I call that a win 2 Comments Leave a Reply Do they do anything else, or do they just sit around being microscopic for 10,000 years until it’s time to split? Log in to Reply 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. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.