Antarctic lake

Microbial life found in buried Antarctic lake

Scientists claim to have discovered a new type of bacterial life in waters from a mysterious buried Antarctic lake.

Mar 08, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

Scientists call off hunt for exotic life in the Antarctic lake

Researchers with the British Antarctic Survey have called off their mission to search for life in the Antarctic lake after a technical glitch played spoiled sport.

Dec 28, 2012, 09:20 AM IST

Ancient microbes found in salty, ice-sealed Antarctic lake

Scientists have discovered abundant and diverse metabolically active bacteria in the brine of an Antarctic lake sealed under more than 65 feet of ice, shedding light on the limits of life in extreme environments.

Nov 27, 2012, 17:04 PM IST

Russian scientists drill into Antarctic lake buried under ice

Russian scientists claim to have achieved a major breakthrough by drilling into Antarctic lake buried under the ice for 20 million years.

Feb 07, 2012, 12:46 PM IST