Diana Kwon, The Scientist
Deep within Northern Mexico’s Chihuahuan Desert lies the Cuatro Cinegas Basin, a butterfly-shape valley where small turquoise lagoons dot the landscape. These hidden oases possess conditions remarkably similar to those of the planet’s prehistoric past and house many organisms, including fish, diatoms, and bacteria, that cannot be found anywhere else on Earth.
Original Title: Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit Oasis in Mexican Desert
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/03/07/prehistoric_microbes_inhabit_oasis_in_mexican_desert_285036.html