Tagged: nature

Life found in rocks 1.5 miles under the sea

Scientists from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program have discovered bacteria, viruses and fungi living over 1.5 miles under the ocean floor in thick sedimentary rock, which dates back over 100m years. The lifeforms are only just surviving though, reproducing once every 10,000 years or so. Nevertheless the discovery raises questions over where life on Earth can survive.

Origin of our common vegetables

Vegetables are a fixed part of human daily diet. When you buy them in the grocery store you usually only pay attention to how they look. But have you ever wondered from where in fact they come from?