deep biosphere

Japan sets new ocean drilling record

September 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Chikyu, a scientific drilling vessel, established a world new record by boring deeper than 2,111 metres below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the ... Read more...

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Water in Mars regions may have rudimentary life

December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Patches of Mars sub-surface could contain water and sustain a rudimentary form of life, such as martian microbes, reveals a study. "Our models tell us that ... Read more...

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Life discovered in deepest layer of Earth’s crust

November 19th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Just when you thought we had discovered signs of life everywhere possible on Earth, a new expedition has revealed a complete ecosystem existing in the deepest layer of ... Read more...

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Meteorites could have kick-started life on earth 4 billion years ago

March 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11(ANI): A new study has shown that Meteorites that bombarded Earth four billion years ago could have kick-started life rather than wiping it out.Microbes are believed to have survived the ... Read more...

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US scientists to study life below earth’s surface

February 21st, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Aageles, Feb 21 (IANS) The University of Southern California (USC) has announced it will set up a new science and technology centre to study life below the earth's surface. The university ... Read more...

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