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The Same Technology Could Search for Microbes in Mars Rocks or Under the ice on Europa

Universe Today 13 Apr 2021
Combined with hydrothermal activity ... Saturn’s moon Enceladus, for example, is known for experiencing periodic eruptions around its southern polar region, where hydrothermal vents deep beneath the ice cause water and organic molecules to spray through fissures in the surface.
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Volcano Melted Iceland’s ‘Funeral Glacier’ Not Climate Change

Principia Scientific 09 Apr 2021
Image. Lancaster University ... This new volcanic activity substantiates that the Okjokull “FuneralGlacier should not have been laid to rest due to climate change ... Figure 1 ... Kamis) ... His study examined the CO2 emission rate of just seven of the Earth’s 1,500 terrestrial volcanoes and three of the estimated 1,000,000 ocean floor hydrothermal vents ... E ... 3).
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Business in Brief

The Galveston Daily News 01 Apr 2021
BERLIN ... While deep seabed mining is still in its infancy, several prospecting firms are seeking rights to extract potentially lucrative deposits from the depths of the ocean, particularly the metallic nodules that build up around hydrothermal vents ... — Associated Press ....
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Automakers BMW, Volvo back moratorium on deep seabed mining

Standard-Speaker 01 Apr 2021
While deep seabed mining is still in its infancy, several prospecting firms are seeking rights to extract potentially lucrative deposits from the depths of the ocean, particularly the metallic nodules that build up around hydrothermal vents ... Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved ... ....
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In search of the first bacterium

Phys Dot Org 31 Mar 2021
William (Bill) Martin and his team introduced the last universal common ancestor of all living organisms and named it 'LUCA.' It lived approximately 3.8 billion years ago in hot deep sea hydrothermal vents ... on the origin and early evolution of life in hydrothermal vents.".
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NASA tests mixed reality for mission operations for exploration

SpaceDaily 31 Mar 2021
By traveling on Earth to extreme environments - from Mars-like lava fields in Hawaii ...
photo: Creative Commons / Olaf Kosinsky
BMW Concept X7 iPerformance at IAA 2017, Germany
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BMW and Volvo support halt to ocean floor mining for battery minerals

Hong Kong Standard 31 Mar 2021
While deep seabed mining is still in its infancy, several prospecting firms are seeking rights to extract potentially lucrative deposits from the depths of the ocean, particularly the metallic nodules that build up around hydrothermal vents ... The Standard Channel. IOS Android. IOS Android. More>> ... .
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OceanGate Expeditions Selects Canadian-Owned Horizon Arctic for Inaugural Titanic Survey Expedition

Sunnyside Daily Sun 31 Mar 2021
EVERETT, Wash. and ST ... We have found that in the crew of the Horizon Arctic," says Rush ... ###. Media Inquiries U.S. ... The organization conducts undersea expeditions to explore and document the 95% of the seafloor that man has never visited including iconic shipwrecks, hydrothermal vents, deep-sea canyons, and uncommon biological events around the world.
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Research unlocks the genomic secrets of organisms that thrive in extreme deep-sea

Phys Dot Org 29 Mar 2021
Yet, clams often form large populations in the high-temperature hydrothermal vents and freezing cold seeps in the deep oceans around the globe where sunlight cannot penetrate but toxic molecules, such as hydrogen sulfide, are available below the seabed ... Adaptions for chemosynthesis ... Researchers decode a deep-sea-vent-endemic snail hologenome ... DOI ... ....
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The complex plumbing of Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser

Great Falls Tribune 26 Mar 2021
It is actually not uncommon for separate hydrothermal features to have some sort of relation in time.  A good example is Beehive Geyser, near Old Faithful in the Upper Geyser Basin—spectacular Beehive eruptions always occur a few minutes after activity at a smaller adjacent “indicator” vent.
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Caldera chronicles: The complex plumbing systems of Steamboat Geyser and Cistern Spring

Ravalli Republic 26 Mar 2021
It is actually not uncommon for separate hydrothermal features to have some sort of relation in time ... Spectacular Beehive eruptions always occur a few minutes after activity at a smaller adjacent “indicator” vent ... views of the underground hydrothermal plumbing system.
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St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Volcano Flash Update No. 01 (As of 16 March 2021)

Reliefweb 19 Mar 2021
This flash update is produced by OCHA Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in collaboration with humanitarian partners ... Monitoring systems are continuously staffed and there is regular visual inspection of potential vent areas as well as continuous ground deformation and hydrothermal monitoring ... .
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Engineered microbe excels at ‘breathing rubber,’ could curb reliance on petroleum

Technology Org 19 Mar 2021
The single-celled microorganisms known as methanogens are, no surprise, known for emitting methane. in the guts of humans and other animals, in hydrothermal vents that gash the ocean floor — almost anywhere, really, that oxygen is not ... coli and other microorganisms engineered for the same purpose. Image credit. Scott Schrage . University Communication.
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Engineered microbe excels at 'breathing rubber,' could curb reliance on petroleum

Phys Dot Org 18 Mar 2021
Burning rubber? Tired. Breathing rubber? Inspired. The single-celled microorganisms known as methanogens are, no surprise, known for emitting methane. in the guts of humans and other animals, in hydrothermal vents that gash the ocean floor—almost anywhere, really, that oxygen is not ... "That's essentially what we made this organism do." ... Explore further.
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Primordial lightning strikes may have helped life emerge on Earth

Hindustan Times 17 Mar 2021
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 05.53 PM IST ... Phosphorus is a crucial part of the recipe for life ... Scientists believe the earliest bacteria-like organisms arose in Earth's primordial waters, but there is a debate over when this occurred and whether it unfolded in warm and shallow waters or in deeper waters at hydrothermal vents ... ....
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