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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…

Expedition to the Atlantis Massif Recovers Mantle Rocks with Signs of Life 1 February 2016 Feature

Led by Co-Chief Scientists Gretchen Früh-Green (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) and Beth Orcutt (Bigelow…

Carbon and Life in Deep Seafloor Rocks: International Atlantis Massif Expedition 22 October 2015 Feature

An international team of scientists will sail from Southampton, UK, on board the British Royal…

Exploring the Limits of Life in the Deep Biosphere 23 July 2015 Feature

An international team of scientists led by Fumio Inagaki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and…

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…

Methane Seeps: Oases in the Deep Sea 17 March 2015 Feature

Methane seeps are places in the ocean where methane from deep sediment layers escapes the seabed.…

No Limit to Life in Sediment of Ocean's Deadest Region 16 March 2015 Feature

An international team of scientists led by a Deep Carbon Observatory oceanographer has found oxygen…

Sulfate-starved Microbes Rule the Deep Biosphere 13 May 2014 Feature

A team of scientists from the Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) at the University of…

Mantle Temperature at Mid-Ocean Ridges 24 April 2014 Feature

In the 4 April 2014 edition of Science, DCO’s Katie Kelley explores mantle dynamics and temperature…

Cold Seep Methane Fuels Deep Ecosystems 29 August 2013 Feature

Cold seeps are spectacular ecosystems on the deep-sea floor with an unexpectedly large biomass and…

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