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Antarctic permafrost may not be habitable for microbes – So is Mars?

Mon, 2016-01-25 09:42

 

"It doesn't mean there's no life on Mars, but what it does mean is it's going to be harder to find," said Jacqueline Goordial, the McGill University researcher who led the study, in an interview with Rachelle Solomon on CBC's Breakaway.

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Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Tue, 2016-01-19 14:26

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

Natural Resource Sciences professor Lyle Whyte and postdoctoral fellow Jackie Goordial talk about their research which suggests that it is unlikely that it is unlikely that there is any microbial life to be found on Mars.

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Nearing the limits of life on Earth

Tue, 2016-01-19 10:27

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

Failure to find active microbes in coldest Antarctic soils has implications for search for life on Mars

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Contact: Prof. Lyle Whyte
Organization: Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences - McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-7889

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Global warming felt to deepest reaches of ocean

Study shows climate change has put a freshwater lid on the Antarctic ocean, trapping warm water in ocean depths .
Mon, 2014-03-03 11:30

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Eric Galbraith
Organization: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Office Phone: 514-398-3677
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