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Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives

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Biology 2014, 3(1), 81-84;
Received: 27 January 2014 / Accepted: 28 January 2014 / Published: 3 February 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives)
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Polar microbiology is a thriving branch of science with the potential to provide new insights into a wide range of basic and applied issues in biology. In this context, it is timely to review and highlight the progress so far and discuss exciting future perspectives. In this special issue, some of the leaders in the field have described their work, ideas and findings in a collection of reviews and original research articles with studies ranging from one of the oldest permafrost areas on Earth, located in Siberia, to the accretion ice of Lake Vostok, located in Antarctica. Altogether, these articles provide a comprehensive and reliable source of information on the current advances and future perspectives in this exciting field of research. In this Editorial, I present a brief overview on the theme [...] View Full-Text
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Rampelotto, P.H. Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives. Biology 2014, 3, 81-84.

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