7 February 2013

Life in "the world’s largest wetland"

Scientists say they have found bacteria living in the cold and dark deep under half a mile of Antarctic ice, a discovery that might advance knowledge of how life could survive on other planets or moons and that offers the first glimpse of a vast ecosystem of microscopic life in underground lakes in Antarctica.
-- New York Times report

P.S. 8 March Russian scientist claim to have found new kind of bacterial life in Lake Vostok.

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