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Deep in the Peruvian Amazon Rain Forest, microorganisms are thriving within a river so hot, it boils. U-M graduate student Rosa Vásquez iexploring the Boiling River’s ecosystem, searching for genetic clues that explain how these organisms have evolved to survive in their scalding surroundings.