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  • Scientists have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the Southern Ocean. The volcanic activity may provide a habitat for unique forms of life.
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  • The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place in the world, and an environment that resembles Mars in the ancient past. In this third in a series of reports, Field Research Editor Henry Bortman recounts a day of activities at Bea Hills.
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  • The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place in the world, and an environment that resembles Mars in the ancient past. In this second in a series of reports, Field Research Editor Henry Bortman recounts a day of activities at Salar de Navidad.
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  • The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place in the world, and an environment that resembles Mars in the ancient past. In this first in a series of reports, Field Research Editor Henry Bortman describes a road trip to the southern, "wetter" region
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  • Scientists have made an important step forward in their understanding of compounds that act as natural 'antifreeze.'
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  • Growing on Fool’s Gold
    New research has helped locate the source of iron that bacteria and tiny plants on the ocean floor use to survive. Deep sea hydrothermal vents release pyrite nanoparticles that are so small they become dispersed in the ocean to form a potential food source for
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  • Growing on Fool's Gold
    New research has helped locate the source of iron that bacteria and tiny plants on the ocean floor use to survive. Deep sea hydrothermal vents release pyrite nanoparticles that are so small they become dispersed in the ocean to form a potential food source for
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  • By studying life in the scalding hot springs of a volcanic crater in Siberia, a team of scientists has discovered bacteria that produce and consume carbon monoxide. The findings could provide new insight into the evolution of Earth's early atmosphere.
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  • By studying life in the scalding hot springs of a volcanic crater in Siberia, a team of scientists has discovered bacteria that produce and consume carbon monoxide. The findings could provide new insight into the evolution of Earth's early atmosphere.
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  • Scientists have discovered otherworldly microbial mounds deep in an Antarctic lake. The microbial stromatolites are unlike any others yet identified, and could help astrobiologists understand primitive life on the early Earth.
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