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Reading the Earth’s LIPS: Large igneous provinces associated with mid-ocean ridges

Lip reading normally involves deciphering speech patterns, movements, gestures and expressions just by watching a person speak. Planet Earth has LIPS, too - they...

Iron-oxidizing bacteria found along Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Bacteria that live on iron were found for the first time at three well-known vent sites along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, one of the longest...

Heating Things Up: What Drives Elevation Along Mid-Ocean Ridges?

The contours of the Earth’s crust are influenced by the high temperatures deep within the Earth’s mantle, according to a new study published in...