(for scifri) Unlocking A Lake's Bacterial Secrets, Beneath 20 Meters Of Ice

Dec 7, 2012
Originally published on December 7, 2012 12:03 pm

What does life truly need to survive? Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Alison Murray and colleagues describe a community of unusual bacteria that survive under 20 meters of ice in the dark, salty, sub-freezing waters of Lake Vida, Antarctica.