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Methane-eating bacteria in lake deep beneath Antarctic ice

20:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(National Science Foundation) An interdisciplinary team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has concluded that bacteria in a lake 800 meters (2,600 feet) beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet may digest methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, preventing its release into the atmosphere.

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