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Tiny tunnels inside garnets appear to be the result of boring microorganisms: These minerals provide a previously unknown habitat for microbes in nutrient-poor sediments

Tiny tunnels inside garnets appear to be the result of boring microorganisms: These minerals provide a previously unknown habitat for microbes in nutrient-poor sediments

Complex systems of microscopic tunnels found inside garnet crystals from Thailand are most likely the result of microorganisms making their homes inside these minerals, according to a new study.

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