Scaling laws and microbial diversity

Using global-scale data from nearly 5.6 million species, researchers uncovered ecological laws that scale across all magnitudes of abundance in nature, and estimate that upward of one trillion microbial species inhabit Earth, according to a study. - Read at PNAS.org

Article #15-21291: “Scaling laws predict global microbial diversity,” by Kenneth J. Locey and Jay T. Lennon.