Jill A. Mikucki

Aug. 22, 2014

Microbes Thrive in Antarctic Lake Buried Beneath Ice

Microbes have made a home in a lake trapped beneath an 800-meter-thick ice sheet in Antarctica.

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Apr. 17, 2009

A Community of Ancient Bacteria

We'll talk with researcher studying a community of bacteria that has been isolated from the surface for millions of years.

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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