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From Lightbulbs to Life
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
A one-celled organism that lives in deep-sea volcanic vents has developed an alternative metabolism that uses tungsten - an element popularly used to make lightbulb filaments.

Living in the Dark
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
Over the past several years, scientists have discovered life in the most unusual places. From rocky abodes deep underground, to hot volcanic vents under the seas.

Bugs From Hell
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
Geochemists and microbiologists are delving into the details of extreme biochemistry deep within the Earth, where chemical and metabolic processes go at glacial pace, and life appears to be completely disconnected from the photosynthesis-based biological cycles that dominate surface life.

Living on Fools Gold
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
Reseachers study chemolithotrophic bacteria that survive by getting its energy by oxidizing pyrite, also known as "fool's gold".

Life without Volcanic Heat
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
An 18-story undersea vent off the Atlantic, near what has been called the 'Lost City', has recently revealed itself as ripe with exotic microbial life.

Cafe Methane
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
In recent years, researchers discovered life also thrives in other, much colder, lightless deep-sea ecosystems besides hydrothermal vents.

Eating Kerogen
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
A team of researchers discovered that microorganisms in Kentucky's New Albany Shale are eating kerogen.

Why Microbes Matter
Topic: Extreme Life
06/02/02
Research on Mars can lead to advances in biotechnology and medicine, bring us closer to understanding our origins.

From Lightbulbs to Life
Topic: Extreme Life
02/15/02
A one-celled organism that lives in deep-sea volcanic vents has developed an alternative metabolism that uses tungsten - an element popularly used to make lightbulb filaments. meyer.html

Living in the Dark
Topic: Extreme Life
01/30/02
Over the past several years, scientists have discovered life in the most unusual places. From rocky abodes deep underground, to hot volcanic vents under the seas.
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