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Promiscuous Extremophiles Better Oil Spill Cleanup
2013-10-01 09:51:10

The genetic promiscuity of extremophile bacteria in Antarctica's frigid Deep Lake may help researchers develop better methods for cleaning up oil spills.

Extreme Antarctic Bacteria May Hold Key To Life On Mars
2013-03-12 11:37:26

By studying microorganisms that thrive in the extreme environment of Antarctica, scientists have found new proteins that could enable life to function on Mars and in other extreme environments.


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sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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