Astro meets micro: A look at the ways that space factor- microgravity influences bacterial metabolism.
Don’t you mean extra-terrestrials? Well, humans have been looking for life outside our planet, but there’s also life inside it.
Scientists explain fascinating mechanisms of survival of bacteria in the unforgiving environment of Antarctica.
A common fungi’s superpower unleashed! Learn here what made it better than humans for space travel.
Have you ever wondered what makes frozen food last so long in the freezer? The answer to this question lies 9,000 miles away in Antarctica.
Life can be found in many extreme environments: high temperature, high salinity, or acidic environments. But can microbes survive in a place that combines all three?
Mars does not seem very welcoming: It’s cold, dry, and it gets a lot of UV light on the surface. Would microbes survive in this harsh environment?