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This on-line news article takes a look at Antarctic biology over the last 20 years, highlighting the recent discovery of microbes that occupy one of the closest Mars-like terrestrial habitats on Earth. It introduces colonies of insecticidal fungi and halophilic microbes adapted to life in the Antarctic, and concludes with current research focused on determining the origins of the microbes and revealing how long they have occupied the area. Links to relevant research laboratories are found at the end of the article.

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    Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114185000889T,Grade 8,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Geoscience,Life Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life science,Ecosystems,Bacteria,Grade 7

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