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Clues to Archean Skies in Ancient Carbon 13 April 2018 Feature

In a new paper in Science Advances [1], David Bekaert, with DCO Reservoirs and Fluxes Community…

The ‘Kimberlite Bloom’ During Pangea’s End: Caused by Mantle Cooling Or Deep Carbon Effects? 19 January 2018 Feature

To understand the conditions that created this bloom, DCO members Sebastian Tappe, Malcolm…

One of The Supercontinents Is Different from the Others (It’s Rodinia) 14 December 2017 Feature

Each supercontinent has its quirks, but one, called Rodinia, assembled from 1.3 to 0.9 billion…

Big Data Points Humanity to New Minerals, New Deposits 1 August 2017 Feature

//--> /*-->*/ Predicted before they were found: New-to-science carbon-…

Comets Made Significant Contributions to Early Earth 23 June 2017 Feature

A new analysis of comet ice and dust collected by Rosetta, a spacecraft launched by the European…

Scientists Piece Together Microbe’s Long History Through its Genome 16 May 2017 Feature

DCO Deep Life Community members Donato Giovannelli (Earth-Life Science Institute, Japan and Rutgers…

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,…

New Exhibit Opens in Vienna, Showcases Mineral Evolution on Earth 13 April 2017 Feature

“There’s a growing awareness of the dramatic changes in Earth’s mineralogy over the past 4.5…

Model of Australia’s Tectonic Stress May Future-Proof Carbon Storage 7 April 2017 Feature

The general strategy is to inject carbon dioxide more than a mile underground, beneath an…

A New Contender for the Title of Oldest Fossil 28 March 2017 Feature

In a new paper, DCO Deep Life Community members Matthew Dodd, Dominic Papineau (both at University…

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