News tagged with extreme environments

Studying the roots of life

With a space telescope churning out discoveries of new planets, robots exploring Mars and other places, and researchers gaining understanding of extreme environments, the search for the roots of life on Earth ...

Mar 25, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 1

Life after Catastrophe

Scientists studying deep-sea hydrothermal vents have found that larvae travel hundreds of miles to re-colonize these harsh locations after a volcanic eruption. The new study could challenge existing beliefs ...

Aug 02, 2010 4.9 / 5 (8) 0

Probing Pavilion Lake

A team of scientists and astronauts return this week to Pavilion Lake in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The scientists will be continuing their effort to understand what role biology plays in forming ...

Jun 25, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 1