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Earth’s First Amino Acids May Have Come From Oceanic Crust 7 November 2018 Feature

As a graduate student at the University of Chicago in the early 1950s, Stanley Miller attempted to…

A Return to the Lost City: This Time it’s Microbial 12 September 2018 Feature

For the first time since 2008 U.S. scientists will thoroughly explore the Lost City hydrothermal…

Cassini
Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Harbors Complex Carbon Compounds Beneath its Icy Crust 23 July 2018 Feature

Saturn’s moon Enceladus has a rocky core, surrounded by a global ocean encrusted by a sheet of ice…

East Pacific Rise Crab Spa
What Lies Beneath: Microbes Thrive Below Seafloor Hot Springs 18 July 2018 Feature

At deep-sea hot springs, the hot, chemical-rich fluids produced by geothermal processes in the…

OCTOPUSES
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…

A Hot and Deep Origin of Methane in Seafloor Hydrothermal Springs 16 February 2018 Feature

A new study by DCO researchers finds striking similarities between methane from very diverse vents…

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…

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…

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…

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