Evidence Of 'Rain-making' Bacteria Discovered In Atmosphere And Snow

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Don't tell Cobra. They may try to rebuild the Weather Dominator using this discovery.
     
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    Wait, you mean when i eat snow flakes i get damn bacteria with em? Man always gotta be something hehe.
     
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    Well, it's certainly interesting, and sounds plausible.

    Also makes any time I've ever seen someone trying to eat snowflakes look disgusting.

    If urine is sterile and can kill bactera, stick with the yellow snow, don't eat the white stuff!
     
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    Oh no! We might have been ingesting bacteria this whole time and never knew!

    ... I'm not dead yet. You? No?

    What's interesting is that the majority of these snow-crystallizing bacteria are crop pathogens - I think I saw pseudomonas mentioned. Which to me raises the question, what benefit is it to these bacteria to have snow as part of their lifecycle? Is it so that they're positioned near an excellent food source once it thaws and starts growing again? Have these bacteria actually evolved to take advantage of being an excellent size and composition for snow-forming?
     
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    Yyyyeah. You're always eating bacteria. And viruses. And fungi. And probably protists.

    There are more bacteria in/on your body than human cells.

    Sweet dreams. :D 
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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