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Fri December 7, 2012
(for scifri) Unlocking A Lake's Bacterial Secrets, Beneath 20 Meters Of Ice
Originally published on Fri 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.