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Old 07-07-2013, 11:36 AM   #1
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Default Lake Vostok mysteries, Antarctic: Biologists find over 3,500 life forms

Scientists have discovered more than 3,500 unique gene sequences in Lake Vostok the underground Antarctic water reservoir isolated from the outside world for 15 million years revealing a complex ecosystem far beyond anything they could have expected.

"The bounds on what is habitable and what is not are changing," said Scott Rogers, Bowling Green State University professor of biological sciences, who led a genetic study of the contents of half a liter of water brought back from the lake after it was drilled by Russian scientists last year.



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Among the thousands of life forms was the virus that wiped out the humans and finally let us beetles emerge from the shadows. Praise Dung
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I bet the NSA could drop a camera and some fiber cable down there in a heartbeat if they wanted to
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This sounds awfully familiar:

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