Antarctic Lake May Be Teeming With Life

A lake, buried under nearly four kilometers of Antarctic ice for more than 15 million years, might contain thousands of ancient organisms, including fish, according to a group of U.S. scientists.

The freshwater Lake Vostok, the fourth deepest lake on earth, is 250 kilometers long and 50 kilometers wide.

Researchers from Bowling Green State University, in Ohio, analyzed samples of the water taken by Russian scientists in 2012. In a report published in the online magazine PLOS One, the …

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