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View Full Version : In an Isolated, Ice-Covered Antarctic Lake Far Below Freezing, Life is Found



Fraser
2012-Nov-30, 10:00 PM
Lake Vida lies within one of Antarctica’s cold, arid McMurdo Dry Valleys (Photo: Desert Research Institute) Even inside an almost completely frozen lake within Antarctica’s inland dry valleys, in dark, salt-laden and sub-freezing water full of nitrous oxide, life thrives… offering a clue at what might one day be found in similar environments elsewhere in [...]

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galacsi
2012-Dec-02, 08:43 PM
Nothing new . This not the first frozen lake where some bacterial life has been found.