Featured in extremophiles
Some of Earth’s tiniest living things could survive on Mars
Bacteria and fungi were hurled into Earth’s middle stratosphere, which resembles many of Mars’ harsh conditions.
Venus’s atmosphere shows potential signs of life
Researchers spotted phosphines in the planet’s hazy atmosphere.
Tardigrades could probably survive the otherwise complete annihilation of life on Earth
Water bear don't care.
How To Grow Weird Lifeforms From The Bottom Of the Sea
A scientist gets cozy with the most alien microbes in the world
Deep-Sea Dwellers Make A Natural Antibiotic
Humans aren't the only species that try to get rid of bacteria
Weird Microbes Thrive In Asphalt Lake And Sunless Glacial Water
Life on Earth -- in unexpected places.
Thousands Of Species Found In Lake Vostok Ice
In one of the most isolated places on Earth, sealed off for 15 million years, life teems. Some of it may be animal life.
Buried Since the Jurassic Era, Ocean Microbes Are Still ‘Barely Alive’
With no meal for 86 million years, and barely enough oxygen to sustain metabolism, can a single-celled organism really be...
Video: A Yeti Crab That Grows Its Bacterial Meals on Its Own Body
A species of deep sea crab, named, as more things should be, after the Himalayan snow monster, grows its own...
Newly Found Species of Bacteria Lives On Pure Caffeine
Discovery could lead to new pharmaceuticals