Check out our latest publication in Nature Communications available today.
Many thanks to all of our collaborators and our funding sources.
Happy New Year everyone!! 2016 was a great year for the Wrighton Lab. One of our publications was selected as one of the Top 100 Discoveries of 2016. We would like to thank all of our amazing collaborators, including EMSL for making this publication possible.
Read the original publication here
Here’s to hoping 2017 is just as successful!
Snacking on fracking fluid sustains microbes, enlivens the chemical mix
Check out the latest publication from our awesome Ohio State shale team.
Also take a look at some of the press about our findings
Our students are representing Ohio State and our team at the Joint Genome Institute’s Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Workshop. OH!
— Joint Genome Inst. (@doe_jgi) April 28, 2016
Top: Bacterial culture isolated from shale wells, incubated in a titanium cell under high pressures and temperatures.
Bottom: Cross section of hydraulic fracturing process.
Some of the natural gas produced by shale wells may actually be produced by microbial life introduced during the fracturing process.
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