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Advancing Instrumentation to Study Materials and Reaction in Earth’s Deep Interior 22 June 2016 Feature

Understanding how carbon reacts in these conditions is an important DCO decadal goal, and…

Microbial Diversity Varies with Depth in Fennoscandian Precambrian Bedrock 3 June 2016 Feature

The combination of advances in DNA sequencing technologies and sampling in numerous locales around…

Methane-Producing Microbes Found in Rocks at Freshwater Springs in California 25 May 2016 Feature

They report evidence of hardy, methane-producing microbes in water that surfaces from deep…

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…

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…

Geochemical Process on Saturn's Moon Linked to Life's Origin 7 May 2015 Feature

New work from a team including DCO’s Christopher Glein (Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA)…

New Detector Sniffs out Origins of Methane 6 March 2015 Feature

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, second only to carbon dioxide in its capacity to trap heat in…

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,…

Discovery of Hydrogen-Rich Waters Deep Underground Transforms Understanding of Habitability of Earth's Crust 17 December 2014 Feature

A team of scientists, led by the University of Toronto’s Barbara Sherwood Lollar (DCO Deep Energy…

Scientists Discover Quick Recipe for Producing Hydrogen 6 December 2013 Feature

Water + rock + aluminum oxide + extreme pressure, heat = quick, copious H2; could one day power…

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