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Manganese nodules as breeding ground for deep-sea octopuses

Dec 19, 2016

Biologists discover a new octopus species at more than 4000 metres depth that guard their eggs, likely for years prior to hatching, and a community which may not survive without hard substrate such as manganese nodules 
Bremerhaven, 19 December 2016. Manganese nodules on the seabed of the Pacific ...

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17.10.2016 Mystery of archaeal butane degradation solved

Oct 17, 2016

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen and their colleagues from the Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung (UFZ) in Leipzig discovered microbial communities thriving on the hydrocarbon butane without the help of molecular oxygen. The microbial consortia, obtai...

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20.09.2016 Ausgezeichnete Promotion über Tiefseeökologie

Sep 20, 2016

Corinna Breusing, Wissenschaftlerin am Max-Planck-Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, erhält den Helmholtz-Doktorandenpreis „Erde und Umwelt”. Die Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft vergibt den Preis alljährlich für besondere wissenschaftliche Leistungen während der Promotion. Breusing untersuchte im Rahmen i... more ...
 

Phantoms in the Deep (and how they help mussels get on)

Aug 5, 2016

Hydrothermal vents in the deep sea are hundreds and thousands of kilometers apart and their inhabitants are isolated and not directly connected to each other. And yet there is clearly some sort of exchange between individual vents as similar species can be found at vents that are very far apart f...

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