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Highest Known Microbial Ecosystems on Earth Fueled by Volcanic Gases


March 3, 2009

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Gases rising from deep within the Earth are fueling the world's highest-known microbial ecosystems, which have been detected near the rim of the 19,850-foot-high Socompa volcano in the Andes by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team. Full Story

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