Is the newly discovered, tailless Autolykiviridae virus shaping your microbiome?
Chile turned the Atacama Desert into a giant solar farm, China denounced coal power, and Guinea has been plagued by sleeping sickness.
From household plastic to industrial waste, anthropogenic activity has created compounds that poison ecosystems from water to air.
Accidental exposure to bacteria trapped inside a crystal is unlikely. Frozen ancient pathogens, however, are another matter.