English  |  Español  |  Français
Knowledge Base

Search criteria

Information Types

Subjects

  • Marine and Coastal Biodiversity (1414)

Countries

Date

  • Added or updated since:

  • Custom range...

News Headline

Deep Sea DNA Discovered From Fossils Of Ancient Single-Celled Creatures.

Source
Huffington Post

Publication Date
2013-05-09

In the middle of the South Atlantic, there's a patch of sea almost devoid of life. There are no birds, few fish, not even much plankton. But researchers report that they've found buried treasure under the empty waters: ancient DNA hidden in the muck of the sea floor, which lies 5000 meters below the waves.

Content
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/08/deep-sea-dna-fossils-single-celled_n_3237155.html?ir=Science