European researchers have confirmed the absence of microbial life in hot, saline, hyperacid ponds in the Dallol geothermal field in Ethiopia
Knowing exactly how such carbon becomes locked away in rock and sediments could help explain why the mixture of gases in the atmosphere has remained stable for so long
The American Chemical Society's Reactions series looks at Yellowstone National Parks famous hot springs.
New research led by glaciologists and isotope geochemists from the University of Bristol has found that melting ice sheets provide the surrounding oceans with the essential nutrient silica
Deep ocean basalts record 3.5-billion-year history of oceanic and atmospheric oxygen levels
The discovery of boron on Mars gives scientists more clues about whether life could have ever existed on the planet
Researchers believe that by analyzing the fossils using the GC-MS method, it will be easier to find archaea in sedimentary rocks
The next generation desolvating nebulizer system for inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS).
Findings published in the journal Science
The research team took a close look at a 2012-2013 drought and flood cycle that affected much of the Midwestern U.S., leading to a nitrogen spike in surface water