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Search for Life in Frozen Continent Heats Up

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September 24, 2012
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A three-way race to find life in sub-glacial lakes deep beneath Antarctica is heating up. After a similar Russian expedition earlier this year, a British-based team of scientists is preparing to begin its own ambitious mission, which it hopes will answer questions about the region's last ice melt.


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