The fall issue of LSA Magazine featured the microbial research of Professors Gregory Dick and Vincent Denef’s in vast and mysterious lakes and caves.

“Microbes are ancient creatures doing some of the world’s oldest jobs. Making oxygen, for example. But little is known about these microscopic life forms that battle each other constantly and evolve at breakneck speeds. Two LSA professors have braved the bottoms of icy lakes and the insides of sweltering caves to study the teeniest building blocks comprising life on Earth.”

Read the complete LSA Magazine article.

Caption: Professor Vincent Denef explores the Richmond Mine in California.