All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Microbes’

Ancient Microbes Found Under Antarctic Lake

A team of researchers has uncovered a community of bacteria living in one of the most inhospitable place on Earth: the dark, cold, salty environment under a remote lake in Antarctica. The discovery will help teach scientists how life can be sustained in extreme environments, including places beyond our planet. Lake Vida, where the discovery took place, lies under nearly …

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Hog Manure Causing Mysterious Methane Explosions

Researchers are at a loss for what might be causing hog manure to suddenly become explosive. Six hog farms have exploded since 2009. University of Minnesota’s Agricultural Engineer Charles Clanton says, “This has all started in the last four or five years here. We don’t have any idea where it came from or how it got started. Whatever has happened …

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