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Microbes Survive 100,000-Year Deep Freeze

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Microbes Survive 100,000-Year Deep Freeze

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Microbes Survive 100,000-Year Deep Freeze

Microbes Survive 100,000-Year Deep Freeze

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NPR's Madeleine Brand talks to Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday about the significance of the discovery of microbes that have survived in ice for more than 100,000 years.

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