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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x38 Karen Lloyd: This deep-sea mystery is changing our understanding of life
TV-PG

  • 2018-02-06T00:00:00-05:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

How deep into the Earth can we go and still find life? Marine microbiologist Karen Lloyd introduces us to deep-subsurface microbes: tiny organisms that live buried meters deep in ocean mud and have been on Earth since way before animals. Learn more about these mysterious microbes, which refuse to grow in the lab and seem to have a fundamentally different relationship with time and energy than we do.

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