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Methanogens Can’t Make It On Their Own in the Lost City 25 January 2018 Feature

DCO members Susan Lang (University of South Carolina, USA) Gretchen Früh-Green, Stefano Bernasconi…

Microbial Evolution in the Hot Seat 14 November 2017 Feature

DCO Deep Life Community members Rika Anderson, (Carleton College, USA), Julie Huber (Woods Hole…

The Carbon Trap: Carbon Dioxide Injections Stimulate Peculiar Subsurface Microbial Communities 6 November 2017 Feature

One aspect of CCS that some researchers have overlooked is the role of subsurface microbes. DCO…

Deep Microbes Thrive in Baltic Sea Sediments 4 October 2017 Feature

A new paper in Environmental Microbiology Reports [1] suggests that deep microbes are doing just…

Bacteria May Survive the Shock of Interplanetary Travel 30 May 2017 Feature

As scientists probe the limits of bacterial survival, their findings suggest microbes could…

Life on Land Dates Back to 3.5 Billion Year Old Hot Springs 9 May 2017 Feature

Martin Van Kranendonk, a member of DCO’s Deep Life and Extreme Physics and Chemistry Communities,…

Microbial Communities in Serpentinites Make the Best of a Difficult Situation 29 March 2017 Feature

Microbes thrive on compounds released by reactions between serpentinizing minerals and seawater in…

Prony Bay Chimneys Have Surprising First Inhabitants 22 February 2017 Feature

These chimneys, and the hydrothermal vent fluids that pour out of them, offer a window into the…

Sulfur and Nitrogen Metabolism Critical in Deep Continental Ecosystems 21 November 2016 Feature

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a team of…

New Genus of Bacteria Found Living Inside Hydraulic Fracturing Wells 12 September 2016 Feature

The new genus is one of 31 microbial members found living inside two separate fracturing wells, DCO…

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