News Release 14-104 - Video
NSF-funded WISSARD team discovers microbial life in Antarctic subglacial Lake Whillans.
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Confirmed: 800 meters beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems.
Credit: Image credit: Reed Scherer, Northern Illinois University/Video credit: NSF