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Friday, November 30, 2012
Ancient Microbes Found in Antarctic Lake
Source - NASA Science News for Nov. 29, 2012
Nearly 65 feet
beneath the icy surface of a remote Antarctic lake, scientists have
uncovered a community of bacteria existing in one of Earth's darkest,
saltiest and coldest habitats. The finding could have implications for
the possibility of life in extreme environments on other planets.