Lack of microbes in Antarctic permafrost dims hopes for life on Mars

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The unsuccessful search for living microbes in the permafrost of Antarcticas University Valley could spell bad news for the search for Mars life.

Thawing permafrost feeds climate change

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change.

Siberian Methane Release is on the Rise

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers are finding that more and more harmful methane gas is escaping from the region's thawing permafrost.