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The Carbon Trap: Carbon Dioxide Injections Stimulate Peculiar Subsurface Microbial Communities 6 November 2017 Feature

One aspect of CCS that some researchers have overlooked is the role of subsurface microbes. DCO…

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…

Deep Microbes Thrive in Baltic Sea Sediments 4 October 2017 Feature

A new paper in Environmental Microbiology Reports [1] suggests that deep microbes are doing just…

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…

Bacteria May Survive the Shock of Interplanetary Travel 30 May 2017 Feature

As scientists probe the limits of bacterial survival, their findings suggest microbes could…

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…

A New Contender for the Title of Oldest Fossil 28 March 2017 Feature

In a new paper, DCO Deep Life Community members Matthew Dodd, Dominic Papineau (both at University…

Researchers Delineate Factors Controlling Formation of Subsurface Methane 8 March 2017 Feature

Riikka Kietäväinen, a member of DCO’s Deep Energy and Deep Life Communities, along with Lasse…

New Teaching Tool to Increase Understanding of Gas Hydrates and the Deep Biosphere 24 February 2017 Feature

To help address this gap, Sikorski worked with Brandon Briggs, a member of DCO’s Deep Life…

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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