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Life is found in deepest layer of Earth's crust

CGB Director, Rolf Birger Pedersen is interviewed in New Scientist about some of the latest discoveries on Earth's deep biosphere.

(from New Scientist) IT'S crawling with life down there. A remote expedition to the deepest layer of the Earth's oceanic crust has revealed a new ecosystem living over a kilometre beneath our feet. It is the first time that life has been found in the crust's deepest layer, and an analysis of the new biosphere suggests life could exist lower still.

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