Climate Change: Unlocking the secrets of glacial microbes

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Type Media coverage
Period23 Mar 2019

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TitleClimate change: Unlocking the secrets of glacial microbes
DescriptionSurviving in the Arctic's freezing environment has helped glacial microbes develop special powers.
It is thought that they may help scientists develop washing powders that work at lower temperatures, as well as new medicines.
Dr Arwyn Edwards from the University of Aberystwyth explains.
Media name/outletBBC News
CountryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media typeWeb
Date23 Mar 2019
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-47645323/climate-change-unlocking-the-secrets-of-glacial-microbes

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Surviving in the Arctic's freezing environment has helped glacial microbes develop special powers.

It is thought that they may help scientists develop washing powders that work at lower temperatures, as well as new medicines.

Dr Arwyn Edwards from the University of Aberystwyth explains.