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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

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