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Deep Life Researchers Investigate Ecosystems in Minnesota Iron Mine 21 September 2016 Feature

Iron ore mining began at Soudan in 1882 as an open pit and proceeded underground near the turn of…

Extreme Physics and Chemistry of Deep Earth Solves Geodynamo Mystery 22 July 2016 Feature

The inner core formed around one billion years ago; however the geological record shows a strong…

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…

Pressure-dependent Iron Isotope Fractionation and Light Elements in Earth's Core 28 April 2016 Feature

Seismic data show that in addition to iron, there are “lighter” elements present in the core, but…

Probing Iron Chemistry in the Deep Mantle 15 May 2015 Feature

Carbonates are a group of minerals that contain the carbonate ion (CO32-) and a metal, such as iron…

Does Earth's Core Host a Deep Carbon Reservoir? 14 April 2015 Feature

Earth’s formation is one of the most profound events in our history. Meteorites provide information…

Orthorhombic Ferromagnesite as a Deep-Mantle Carbon Carrier 16 February 2015 Feature

How carbon is stored in Earth’s deep interior remains one of the key open questions in Earth…

Model Describes First-Order Carbon Cycle, Isotope Distributions Within Deep Earth 21 January 2015 Feature

Relatively little is known about the carbon budget—and the dynamics that shape it—within Earth's…

Common Mineral Capable of Making and Breaking Bonds 25 August 2014 Feature

Reactions among minerals and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments are critical components…

Carbon Isotope Fractionation in Earth’s Mantle 4 June 2014 Feature

Stable isotopes of carbon are powerful tools used to quantify the abundance of carbon within Earth’…

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