extremophiles

Did This Martian Volcano Once Host Life?

Extremophiles teach us that life is found in unlikely places, which is why after looking at microbes happily living in…

6 years ago

When We Look For Life Beyond Earth, Let’s Consider Dying Planets: Study

Bacteria. They're so resilient that they can survive just about anywhere on Earth, even in spots of extreme hot or…

7 years ago

In an Isolated, Ice-Covered Antarctic Lake Far Below Freezing, Life is Found

Lake Vida lies within one of Antarctica's cold, arid McMurdo Dry Valleys (Photo: Desert Research Institute) Even inside an almost…

8 years ago

Europa Analog Deep-Sea Vents Discovered in the Caribbean

[/caption] White sand, blue water, sunny skies, pina coladas. When you think of “extreme environments” I doubt the Caribbean is…

10 years ago