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Colony of Microbes Thriving in Dark, Frozen Antarctic Lake

Posted November 26th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Where there is water, there is life… even when the water is 13 degrees below zero Celsius and six times saltier than the ocean. A report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describes an ancient community of bacteria in the salty, pitch dark and subfreezing environment beneath nearly 20 meters of ice […]

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melts at Unusually Fast and Furious Pace

Posted July 25th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Data from three satellites show the massive ice sheet covering the Arctic territory of Greenland underwent an unusual melting earlier this month. The U.S. space agency NASA says the data shows 40 percent of the ice sheet, stretching from Greenland’s coastal edges to its 3.2-kilometer thick center, had experienced some thawing by July 8, and […]

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melts at Unusually Fast and Furious Pace

Posted July 25th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Data from three satellites show the massive ice sheet covering the Arctic territory of Greenland underwent an unusual melting earlier this month. The U.S. space agency NASA says the data shows 40 percent of the ice sheet, stretching from Greenland’s coastal edges to its 3.2-kilometer thick center, had melted by July 8, and accelerated to […]

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