Tue, 12/06/2012 - 10:15 by Minnie Mahendru
The tallest South American Volcanoes in the Atacama region, with hardly any snow are under the microscope this time. These South American volcanoes with dry soil have no nutrients. These mountains have a top resembling the Martian-like landscape. Researchers are perpetually on the lookout for organisms residing in the most unfriendly dirty surroundings. The DNA analysis of the mountain soil has showed up a cluster of bacteria, Achaea and fungus communities.