Scientists have discovered a new kind of nematode living in three-quarters of a mile underground in a gold mine in South Africa. If worms can survive in extreme underground environments, then perhaps similar life exists deep beneath the surface of other planets. I wrote this snapshot news article for Science News for Kids; it’s adapted from a Science News article by Alexandra Witze.
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