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Year in review: Life thrives under Antarctica

Thousands of microbe varieties found

10:00am, December 16, 2014
Active bacterial communities

Active bacterial communities teeming 800 meters below Antarctica's massive ice sheet (culture from a sub-glacial lake shown) bolsters the idea that life exists elsewhere in the solar system. 


An unseen ecosystem flourishes in the darkness, entombed beneath 800 meters of ice. In 2014, researchers shed light on this microbial community.

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