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In the control room of the University of Washington research vessel Thomas G. Thompson, scientists watch the progress of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Jason ROV in April 2009.

Investigating NW Rota-1 and its hydrothermal vents may give scientists better clues as to where life on Earth may have originated.
—Photograph by Verena Tunnicliffe
 
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