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Russian researchers at the Vostok station in Antarctica on Feb. 6, 2012, pose for a picture after reaching subglacial lake Vostok. Russian scientists said Monday that a new form of microbial life has been found in water samples taken from the giant freshwater lake hidden under kilometers of Antarctic ice.

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Mysterious bacterium found in Antarctic lake

A new form of microbial life has been found in water samples taken from a giant freshwater lake hidden under kilometers of Antarctic ice, Russian scientists said Monday.

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