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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…

Microbial Community Variability in Hydrothermal Vents along the Mid-Cayman Rise 11 March 2016 Feature

Since studying microbes living within the rocky seafloor is challenging, researchers sample…

Hadesarchaea: a New Archaeal Class of Cosmopolitan Deep Microbes 18 February 2016 Feature

These niches are characterized by different physical and chemical conditions, which in turn…

Making Organic Molecules in Hydrothermal Vents in the Absence of Life 9 June 2015 Feature

In 2009, scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (WHOI) embarked on a NASA-funded…

Titan’s Atmosphere: Evidence of Deep Hydrothermal Activity 21 January 2015 Feature

Ten years ago, the Huygens probe landed on the surface of Saturn’s giant moon, Titan. Huygens,…

Aluminum Catalyzes Serpentinization that Fuels Deep Life 5 December 2013 Feature

Geologic hydrogen production has long been thought to fuel deep ecosystems. Hydrogen-producing…

DCO Researchers on R/V Falkor 29 May 2013 Feature

Several DCO researchers were aboard R/V Falkor from 30 May-30 June 2013. Oases 2013, led by Dr.…

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