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Now here is some Titanic anniversary news I like, as an admirer of all things microbial. Bacteria are feeding on the Titanic, and they'll devour it entirely in 30 years.
In less than 30 years there may be nothing left of the Titanic but a heap of "rusticles," warns researcher Henrietta Mann, who has spent four years researching bacteria gnawing on its hull 3,800 metre...
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Not an uncommon discovery for shipwrecks.
So when Celine Dion sang "my heart will go on" she really meant as isolated atoms in bacterial clumps?
Let us hope that nobody mounts an international effort to preserve the wreck. Let it rust in peace.
Like Jeff Bezos going after old space shuttle engines.
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