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INEEL Microbiologist Joins Japanese On Expedition To Tap Marine-Methane Deposits

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February 10, 2000
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After 14 grueling days on a drilling rig off the coast of Japan, INEEL microbiologist Mark Delwiche brought home his prize - two coolers full of frozen logs of mud. These core samples harbor stubbornly hardy methane-producing microorganisms that may eventually provide answers to the world's future energy worries.

After 14 grueling days on a drilling rig off the coast of Japan, INEEL microbiologist Mark Delwiche brought home his prize - two coolers full of frozen logs of mud. These core samples harbor stubbornly hardy methane-producing microorganisms that may eventually provide answers to the world's future energy worries.


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Idaho National Engineering And Environmental Laboratory. (2000, February 10). INEEL Microbiologist Joins Japanese On Expedition To Tap Marine-Methane Deposits. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000210074705.htm
Idaho National Engineering And Environmental Laboratory. "INEEL Microbiologist Joins Japanese On Expedition To Tap Marine-Methane Deposits." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000210074705.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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