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Deep Life Not Limited to Microbes: Earthquakes Move Surface Animals to the Deep

Deep Life Not Limited to Microbes: Earthquakes Move Surface Animals to the Deep

Researchers propose that seismic activity transports freshwater animals into the subsurface along fractures in the rock. This activity could explain the presence of nematodes and other small animals in water collected from South African mines.

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Underworld Nematodes Expand Known Biosphere 13 February 2013 Feature

Four species of the phylum Nematoda—including a new species Halicephalobus mephisto—were discovered…

Mines as Source for Analysis of Deep Terrestrial Water 13 February 2013 Feature

Understanding nutrient availability is critical to determining microbial ecosystem limits in the…

Single Cell Genomics: Individual Faces in the Crowd 22 January 2013 Feature

Single cell genomics (SCG) reveals hereditary information at the most basic level of biological…

DCO Collaborator Esta Van Heerden Studies Extreme Organisms in South African Mines 26 June 2011 Feature

Esta Van Heerden, University of the Free State in South Africa, is a collaborator on two current…

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