- Just some snipits from the study which is in:
"It was undertaken using a new technique that allows for the rapid
identification of distinct organisms by probing just small snippets of
"The scientists expected to find about 2,000 species per litre of
seawater. They were shocked to discover 10 times more biodiversity.
"These observations blow away all previous estimates of bacterial
diversity in the ocean," said Dr Sogin. "The number of different kinds
of bacteria in the oceans could eclipse five to 10 million." "
"The project will scale up to 1,200 marine sites, including different
conditions such as surface waters, waters near methane emissions from
the sea floor, and deep-sea sediments."
BBC report - http://tinyurl.com/ktcnp
Either the creationist must insist that their flood was marine, not
fresh (and therefore account for the appearance then dissapperance of
all that dissolved mineral), or Noah needed a whole fleet of ships to
house all his specimen jars....! Or am I underestimating the
deviousness of creationist, erm, 'creativity.'