There thrive some natural interior designers that can transform a meager underground residence into an ever-expanding dark palace! No, they are no humans – but, tiny microbes!
A type of cave-dwelling bacteria forms mucus-like chandeliers that hang from cave ceilings, also can be spotted as coats, covering the floors with thick mats. Now scientists are holding these tiny critters responsible for forming caves.
The role of these cave bacteria is clearly revealed by their thriving into the Frasassi cave system in Italy. Jennifer Macalady of Pennsylvania State University said, We really are able to implicate microorganisms in speeding up cave formation.