Ancient Microbial Life Found Thriving in Permanent Darkness 60 Feet Beneath Antarctica Ice

  Ancient microbes have been discovered in bitter-cold brine beneath 60 feet of Antarctic ice, in permanent darkness and subzero temperatures of Antarctica’s Lake Vida, located in the northernmost of the McMurdo Dry Valleys of East Antarctica. In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nathaniel Ostrom, Michigan State UniversityContinue reading “Ancient Microbial Life Found Thriving in Permanent Darkness 60 Feet Beneath Antarctica Ice”