Microbes Discovered in Subglacial Antarctic Lake May Hint at Life in Space

August 20, 2014 5:01 PM

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Microbes Discovered in Subglacial Antarctic Lake May Hint at Life in Space

Similar microbes discovered earlier were plagued by contamination controversy.

Biologists have extracted mineral-eating microbes from a lake buried a half mile below the surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, according to a new study published in Nature.

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