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.

Period23 Mar 2019

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Keywords

  • microbes
  • glacial
  • climate change
  • Artic