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Exploring Diamond Formation in Deep Earth: Fluid-Rock Interactions and pH Drop 3 November 2015 Feature

During subduction, in which one tectonic plate dives beneath another, carbon is transferred from…

Refining the Phase Diagram of Water at Pressure 12 November 2014 Feature

Water is central to life, as well as to numerous geological and atmospheric processes. Scientists…

Water Surprises Again: Light Refraction and Absorption Under Pressure 27 May 2014 Feature

Water is a key constituent of Earth’s crust and mantle. Its electronic properties at high…

Water in Earth’s Transition Zone Directly Measured 13 March 2014 Feature

Quantifying the water content of Earth’s mantle transition zone (between the upper and lower mantle…

Ancient Water Hints at Origins of Life 24 September 2013 Feature

Current wisdom estimates that there has been life on Earth for over 3.5 billion years. While we can…

Earth’s Ancient Carbon Cycle and the First Ice Age 17 June 2013 Feature

During the first half of Earth's history, the Sun supplied less energy to our planet than at…

Deep Water Hints at Origins of Life 16 May 2013 Feature

By most current estimates microbial life has populated Earth for over 3.5 billion years. While we…

DCO Collaboration Illuminates the Deep Carbon Cycle 19 March 2013 Feature

 A particular challenge in deep carbon chemistry is modeling chemical changes under deep-Earth…

New Approaches to Experimental Studies of Hydrocarbon-Water Reactions 15 February 2013 Feature

Reactions between water and hydrocarbons have a major impact on the distribution of hydrocarbon in…

Water—and Beyond—in Earth's Mantle 13 February 2013 Feature

Characteristics of Earth’s deep water cycle such as the persistence of water on the planet’s…

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