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December 20, 2014

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Duane Moser, left, a microbial and molecular ecologist at the Desert Research Institute, and technician Patty Edmiston take underground water samples in the Amargosa Valley in 2010. The sampling was done in collaboration with Nye County Nuclear Waste Repository Project. Moser is part of a team of researchers that just received a $6.6 million NASA grant to explore life underground.

Photo Courtesy of Duane Moser

Duane Moser, left, a microbial and molecular ecologist at the Desert Research Institute, and technician Patty Edmiston take underground water samples in the Amargosa Valley in 2010. The sampling was done in collaboration with Nye County Nuclear Waste Repository Project. Moser is part of a team of researchers that just received a $6.6 million NASA grant to explore life underground.