It all begins: subglacial life brought to surface

According to a story on Huffington Post, the Lake Whillans expedition may have broken the seal on unknown nasties: “Scientists have the first hints of life from a lake long trapped beneath tons of Antarctic ice.”

After drilling into the lake below the Antarctic ice, the American Lake Whillans scientists have brought up tiny cells and…… those cells respond to DNA-sensitive dye. This could be it, folks. That flu shot you got won’t help you now!

Read more about what could happen with these little subglacial beasties in my upcoming thriller, The Atlas Fracture. 

Just keep saying to yourself, “it’s only a thriller novel, it’s only a thriller novel.”

(Feature image courtesy Discover magazine)

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