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Geomicrobiology: Low life

The boundaries of biology reach farther below Earth's surface than scientists had thought possible. Amanda Leigh Mascarelli delves into how microbes survive deep underground.

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Amanda Leigh Mascarelli is a freelance science writer based in Denver, Colorado.

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Leigh Mascarelli, A. Geomicrobiology: Low life. Nature 459, 770–773 (2009).

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