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The research, published in the journal Atmospheric Research, deciphered the mystery of the transport of microorganisms across continents via ‘giant’ atmospheric particles called iberulites that could be inhaled by humans.(Unsplash)

Bacteria can travel from one continent to another in atmospheric dust: Study

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | London
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Some bacteria can travel from one continent to another ‘hidden’ in atmospheric dust, according to a new study which says these microbes may not only affect human and animal health, but also impact climate and ecosystems.
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