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The Shallow Carbon Cycle: Arc Volcanoes Recycle Carbon from Earth’s Crust 20 July 2017 Feature

A new study by Marie Edmonds (University of Cambridge, UK), Co-chair of the Scientific Steering…

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Stable Iron Carbonates Survive Journey to Earth’s Interior 19 July 2017 Feature

In a new paper in the journal Nature Communications [1], Valerio Cerantola (European Synchrotron…

New Tool for Tracking Bathyarchaeota in Marine Sediments 15 June 2017 Feature

In a new paper in Environmental Microbiology Reports [1] Fengping Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong…

A New Source of Hydrocarbons in the Deep Carbon Cycle 12 June 2017 Feature

Due to its ubiquity on the surface, acetate could end up in the deep subsurface through subduction…

Nitrogen Exposed as a ‘Chameleon’ Element 25 May 2017 Feature

A trio of DCO members, Sami Mikhail (University of St. Andrews, UK), Peter Barry (University of…

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,…

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 Piece of the Global Methane Puzzle 30 March 2017 Feature

Serpentinization reactions at shallow depths are the subject of intense research interest due to…

Half of Carbon Transported to Mid-Ocean Ridges Remains Trapped Below 29 March 2017 Feature

Researchers thought that this process efficiently moves deep carbon, carried by the magma, and…

Microbial Communities in Serpentinites Make the Best of a Difficult Situation 29 March 2017 Feature

Microbes thrive on compounds released by reactions between serpentinizing minerals and seawater in…

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