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NASA-funded robotic sub finds bottom of world's deepest sinkhole

...ssibility of exploring the oceans hidden under the icy crust of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons. For the near term, NASA recently approved a project that will use these technologies to explore underneath the ice of West Lake Bonney in Antarctica’s Taylor Valley. The DEPTHX vehicle, 2.5 meters in diame...

Dig deeper to find Martian life

...rvival of cells here is better than underground in icy rock. This could be crucial for the scientists and engineers planning future Mars missions to find life."...

Researchers discover which organs in Antarctic fish produce antifreeze

...re these AFGPs, which allow the fish to survive in icy waters, are produced. "Ever since the discovery o...ause the notothenioids are confined to chronically icy Antarctic waters, and face high risks of ice inoculation from frequent seawater drinking, the evolut...

Thin tough skin, slow-growing gills protect larval Antarctic fish

...othenioids, a group of fish whose adults thrive in icy waters because of antifreeze proteins (AFPs) in th... for between five and 10 months before hatching in icy waters in the Austral spring. Five years of data, collected from 2000 to 2004, were analyzed. While...

World-first technology enables study of ancient bacteria

...heres), gradually increasing temperatures (from an icy 2°C to over 100°C), great depth (several kilometres) and age (many millions of years) may contain most of the bacteria on Earth. Some of these bacteria produce methane that accumulates in "gas hydrates" ?a super concentrated methane ice that contain...

Census of Marine Life explorers surprised by diversity, density of Arctic creatures

... opposite in several respects. Long considered an icy wasteland, scientists now theorize the swirling Southern Ocean current is an evolutionary cauldron, upwelling Antarctic nutrients and mixing life forms from the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans, returning them in centrifuge-like fashion. At the s...

NASA probe could reveal comet life, scientists claim

...ich they believe could reveal living matter in the icy layers beneath the surface of a comet. NASA's Dee...t-like material with permafrost beneath. The small icy fragments blasted out by the impact will include organic matter, they suggest. The mainly copper pr...

Hydrogen and methane provide raw energy for life at 'Lost City'

... looks like dark, billowing smoke when it hits the icy cold seawater. Carbonate minerals from fluids at Lost City drape nearby cliffs in brilliant white and form vents ranging in shape from tiny toadstools to the 18-story column, named Poseidon, which dwarfs most known black smoker vents by at least 100...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

...le Norwegian skier was rescued after submersion in icy water for more than an hour. When rescued she was clinically dead with no heartbeat, no respiration, and her body temperature had fallen to 57 degrees Fahrenheit (normal is 98.6 F). She was resuscitated and since has made a good physical and mental r...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...le Norwegian skier was rescued after submersion in icy water for more than an hour. When rescued she was clinically dead with no heartbeat, no respiration, and her body temperature had fallen to 57 degrees Fahrenheit (normal is 98.6 F). She was resuscitated and since has made a good physical and mental r...

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