Evidence of Ancient Life Found in Subglacial Antarctic Lake

Life on Earth can be found in some of the least likely places, and now British researchers say they’ve found “evidence of diverse life forms dating back nearly 100,000 years” in a subglacial lake in Antarctica.

“What was surprising was the high biomass and diversity we found,” said the paper’s lead author, David Pearce of the University of North Umbria, who worked on the project with his colleagues and scientists from the British Antarctic Survey. “This is the first time microbes have …

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