First Signs of Life Seen in Subglacial Antarctic Lake
A team of American researchers at Lake Whillans in Antarctica have discovered the first signs of microbial life deep below the surface of the ice. The evidence hasn't been officially declared to be life, but the team says it looks promising. It has passed initial tests, and is undergoing more scrutiny before the researchers can really pop the champagne and start high-fiving each other. It's too early to know if the microbes are the frozen alien parasite from the X-Files episode "Ice," but time will tell.Read on...