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A Lonely Tree Far From Home Brings New Life to the Ocean Deep: A Narrative in Five Acts

Act 1: Wood Falling on Water At two miles below the ocean’s surface, I see wooden carcasses, once buoyant, lying listlessly on the abyssal seafloor. They range from small fragments to 2000+ pound behemoths.  Ligneous cadavers litter the seafloor, a last resting place for visitors from a faraway and drier place, becoming rare as... ? Read More: A Lonely Tree Far From Home Brings New Life to
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Life Could Lurk Deep Beneath Earth—in Its Oldest Water

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser (2 days ago)

Much like on Earth's surface, water and rock reside deep within its crust, and they date to the earliest parts of the planet's history—leaving researchers fascinated by the secrets they may hold. In a new study published in Nature, ... Read Post

"Search for Earth's Deep Life" --Ancient, Hydrogen-Rich Waters Discovered Deep Underground

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 days ago)

A team of scientists has mapped the location of hydrogen-rich waters found trapped kilometres beneath Earth's surface in rock fractures in Precambrian rocks make up over 70% of the surface of the Earth's crust in Canada, South Afric... Read Post

Puget Sound's rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (8 months ago)

The headwaters for Puget Sound's famously rich waters lie far below the surface, in a submarine canyon that draws nutrient-rich water up from the deep ocean. New measurements may explain how the Pacific Northwest's inland waters are... Read Post


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