August 26, 2014Surviving extreme conditions, 40 degrees below zero
Doctoral student Hilary Dugan studies life in Antarctica
January 28, 2014Another visit to Chiberia
Polar vortex brings cold Arctic air south
January 28, 2014Chicago’s temperatures colder than Antarctica
Polar vortex pushes subzero temperatures from Earth’s poles, scientist says
December 5, 2012Ancient microbes in ice-sealed Antarctic lake
Scientists discovered abundant, diverse bacteria in an Antarctic lake under more than 65 feet of ice.
November 26, 2012UIC Scientists Find Ancient Microbes in Salty, Ice-Sealed Antarctic Lake
Shedding light on the limits of life in extreme environments, scientists have discovered abundant and diverse metabolically active bacteria in the brine of an Antarctic lake sealed under more than 65 feet of ice.