via Yellowstone virus WARNING: Mutant virus strand survives EXTREME heats | Science | News | Express.co.uk

A scientist who has dedicated seven years of her life to studying viruses thriving in the Yellowstone Hayden Valley claims to have come across a potentially game changing discovery.

Deep in the bubbling hot springs of the Yellowstone super volcano, Montana State (MSU) researcher Rebecca Hochstein says she has found a new resilient form of pathogen.

Ms Hochstein came across her startling findings in an 80ºC (176ºF) degree pool, where she unearthed a mysterious lemon-shaped virus strand.

Her findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America – the official scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences.

via Yellowstone virus WARNING: Mutant virus strand survives EXTREME heats | Science | News | Express.co.uk

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