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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…

Video: Oman Drilling Project 3 August 2018 Feature

Ancient seabed holds secrets in search for life on other planets The Oman Drilling Project is a…

Core Logging for Phase 2 of the Oman Drilling Project Starts on D/V Chikyu 25 July 2018 Feature

On 7 July 2018, members of the Oman Drilling Project boarded the drilling vessel Chikyu in Shimizu…

he team at site BA4A, with only 30m to go until the completion of phase two. Credit: Oman Drilling Project
Oman Drilling Project Hosting a Session at AGU Fall Meeting 2018 22 June 2018 Feature

Representatives of the Oman Drilling project are hosting a session at AGU 2018: V015: Crustal…

Chief Scientist Peter Kelemen
Oman Phase Two Drilling Complete: Next Core Logging on D/V Chikyu 28 March 2018 Feature

On Wednesday, 28 February 2018, members of the Oman Drilling Project field team completed Phase Two…

VIDEO: Karen Lloyd Delivers TED Talk on Deep Subsurface Microbes 6 February 2018 Feature

How deep into Earth can we go and still find life? Marine microbiologist Karen Lloyd (DCO…

Photos and Updates from Phase Two of the Oman Drilling Project 25 January 2018 Feature

Operations will continue until March 2018, completing the rock sampling part of the project. During…

Oman Drilling Project Phase 2
Photos and Updates from Phase Two of the Oman Drilling Project 25 January 2018 Feature

Phase two of the Oman Drilling Project began in November 2017, and the team is currently hard at…

Microbes Dine (Very Slowly) on Coal and Shale, 2 km Beneath the Seafloor 23 October 2017 Feature

During Expedition 337 of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), the crew of the scientific…

Oman Drilling Project Phase 1 Complete
Oman Drilling Project Completes Phase 1 Core Logging on D/V Chikyu 25 September 2017 Feature

On 15 September 2017, scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu arrived at Hachinohe Port, Japan and…

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