Census of Deep Life

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Life in Deep Earth Totals 15 to 23 Billion Tonnes of Carbon—Hundreds of Times More than Humans 10 December 2018 Feature

Contacts Terry Collins, +1-416-878-8712; tc@tca.tc Katie Pratt, +1-401-536-8813; katie_pratt@uri.…

Amino Acid Metabolism Fuels Fracking Communities 13 August 2018 Feature

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has enabled natural gas companies to reach new heights in…

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Cool Hydrothermal Vent Fluids Fuel Sediment Microbes 26 June 2018 Feature

High-temperature hydrothermal vent systems, like black smokers, have generated of lot of interest…

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Microbes Responsible for Massive Methane Deposit in Submarine Mud Volcano 14 June 2018 Feature

Just off the coast of the continents, thousands of mud volcanoes are erupting from the seafloor,…

Cleaning Up Dirty Datasets from the Deep
Cleaning Up Dirty Datasets from the Deep 30 April 2018 Feature

A group of DCO Deep Life Community members has developed guidelines to reduce contamination while…

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…

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…

Deep Life Researchers Investigate Ecosystems in Minnesota Iron Mine 21 September 2016 Feature

Iron ore mining began at Soudan in 1882 as an open pit and proceeded underground near the turn of…

Carbon Cycling in the Deep Biosphere 23 October 2015 Feature

Understanding the origins and cycling of methane on Earth is a key area of investigation. Since…

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