Daily Archives: May 18, 2012

  • From the ocean depths an ancient being rose…

    No, not "Nessie." But in my mind, something more exiting. Sometimes, the very first sentence of an the abstract hooks you... or at least hooks me. Check it out (emphasis mine):
    Microbial communities can subsist at depth in marine sediments without fresh supply of organic matter for millions of years. At threshold sedimentation rates of 1 millimeter per