deep subsurface biosphere

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I mentioned this study a while ago, and promised a more detailed explanation. I apologize for how long it has taken, but here it is. How excited was I to learn that the most recent issue of Nature Geoscience had a special focus on deep sea carbon cycling? I admit it, pretty excited. I was…

Probing the depths of the biosphere

Rarely do I read papers whose title really sums up exactly what is so cool about the study in a succinct way, free of jargon. I think that “First Investigation of the Microbiology of the Deepest Layer of Ocean Crust” does just that. It isn’t trying to be sexy… it just is! Examining the microbial…