One Species at a Time Podcast: Riftia

April 16, 2014 14:01

Did life on earth have started in deep sea vents? Scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) are testing this hypothesis and their current work is reviewed in this article. Deep sea vents are teaming with life - the rain forest of the seas - and home to Riftia, a wild looking tube worm and the subject of this One Species at a Time podcast.

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The One Species at a Time podcast series is supported by the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.