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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Life under Antarctic ice, and Goldilocks life activity

Life under Antarctic ice, and Goldilocks life activity: "News: Bacteria under Antarctic ice    
   

There’s life under ice. Scientists found an entire community of bacteria living 800 metres under the surface of glaciers in Antarctica. These bacteria rely on each other to survive in the dark, isolated, subzero lake.
 
At the south-eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, under the ice of glaciers, lies the liquid water of Lake Whillans. The thick layer of ice keeps the freshwater lake isolated from the world above, stopping nutrients from flowing down into it. How could anything survive there?"



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