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Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study

Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study

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Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study cave-dwelling microbes.

Diana Northup You may know her as the scientist co-founder, with Penny Boston

Check out the beautiful photo essay that our 2016 EWC, Gretchen Hartman created. Nice work lady!

Dr. Diana Northup, Professor Emerita in the University Libraries, Visiting Associate Professor of

Cliff Dahm in Spider Cave. Photo by Kenneth Ingham.

Ali Ghadimi Undergraduate, University of New Mexico

Diana Northup points out an interesting area of tube wall in her examination of biological matter in the Maelstrom portion of the system.

Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study cave-dwelling microbes. Today the team is comprised of mostly women and their webstit…

Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study cave-dwelling microbes. Today the team is comprised of mostly women and their webstit…

Jenny Hathaway Master's, University of New Mexico, 2010, Jennifer Hathaway joined the Slime Team ...

Penny Boston poses by abundant examples of mineral and biological deposition on the cave walls. Here, Diana Northup ...

Laura Crossey in Spider Cave. Photo by Kenneth Ingham.

Penelope Boston sampling in Spider Cave. Photo by Kenneth Ingham.

Armand Dichosa Postdoctoral Fellow Los Alamos National Laboratory

SLIME Team Associates

Lawrence M. Mallory Biomes, Inc.

Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study cave-dwelling microbes. Today the team is comprised of mostly women and their webstit…

Faith Dickey

Sarah Yeomans, fellow of the Explorer's Club and certified archaeological speleologist is a fellow at

Michael Spilde University of New Mexico

Diana at the Head of Boulder Falls in Lechugilla Cave, New Mexico.

Four scientists specialized in cave geology and bacteria: Louise Hose, Penny Boston, Diana Northup and Annette Summers Engel.

Diana Northup and Penny Boston formed the Slime Team to study cave-dwelling microbes. Today the team is comprised of mostly women and their webstit…

In 2012 this woman caver walks 8 kilometers to seek rescue for her husband who was

Here, Diana Northup collects samples in small bottles being placed in bags. Note the sterile gloves used to avoid contaminating the sample.

Monica Moya

Past SLIME Team Students

Laura Yu (previously, Laura Bean) University of Michigan Former technician in Diana Northup's Lab at The University of New Mexico

Castile evaporite karst potential map of the Gypsum Plain, Eddy County New Mexico and Culberson County, Texas: A GIS methodological comparison

SLIME Team Students

Noelle Martinez Undergraduate, University of New Mexico

Update: Living Reticulated Filaments from Herbstlabyrinth-Adventhöhle Cave System, Germany

Scientist Annette Summers Engel squeezes into the 30-inch opening to Lower Kane Cave. (Kevin Downey)

A team led by micro biologists Penelope Boston and Diana Northup arrived in the morning to meet CCH director Fred stone. They are conducting investigations ...

Fred Stone examines red "slime". Samples were taken under a CCH science project as part of a wider project being conducted on the big island this month.

Diana Northup (U. of New Mexico)

CCH president Don Coons with Penelope Boston and Diana Northup.

A team led by micro biologists Penelope Boston and Diana Northup arrived in the morning to meet CCH director Fred stone. They are conducting investigations ...

Teeming colonies of microbes turn Lower Kane's pools into pop art paintings. (Kevin Downey)

Though unpreposessing in some ways, Lower Kane's scientific riches have drawn to its humid depths teams of researchers, including Libby Stern.

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Steve Lewis, CCH board memeber works on survey notes in the lower "Cordwinder" section. This may have been the only possible photo of a person sitting ...

Lava Tubes as Analog Repositories for Life, Geochemistry, and Climate Records on Mars

The theory of how sulfide caves like Lower Kane were formed was so radical that the scientific community resisted it for nearly two decades. Studying the ...

img tag. With fellow microbiologist Penny Boston recording, Diana Northup ...

Although most of the cave was carved by sulfuric acid, the entrance was scalloped by the action of water and carbonic acid. (Kevin Downey)

Cave slime. Credit: Kenneth Ingham, 2001

Penny Boston (University of New Mexico)

CCH president Don Coons with Penelope Boston and Diana Northup.

Using Extremophile Behavior to Identify Biological Targets of Opportunity

The week of the 14th found more survey and exploration ongoing. The lower portions of the system are yielding many new passages.

The Hawaiian Speleological Survey met on January 12 in Kula Kai Estates. Ongoing survey projects were discussed. Photo shows HSS members at the meeting at ...

Microbial mat - Kinneyia-like structure in the Grimsby Formation (Silurian) exposed in

Caving gear in her lap, Northup heads to Cueva de Villa Luz with geologist Louise Hose.

Using Extremophile Behavior to Identify Biological Targets of Opportunity

Epigene and Hypogene Gypsum Karst Manifestations of the Castile Formation: Eddy County, New Mexico and Culberson County, Texas, USA

Frasassi Caves - A column of stalactites and stalagmites

... dripping stalactites made of goo, that contain bacteria in abundance and beautiful microscopic gypsum crystal formations. Credit: Diana Northrup

Penny Boston and Diana Northup taking a pH or ORP measurement in the Ragu passage (Cueva de las Sardinas. Tabasco, Mexico). Credit: Kenneth Ingham, 2001

The inaugural graduating class of KCS returned to campus during the winter break to present their class gift, a beautiful mural displayed on the Diamond ...

... due on Fleishon closing. About 3 thousand held in reserve to assure ongoing expenses directly related to land ownership is covered.

Legacy Land Grant - Waiting for appraisals to be approved. Time is likely on our side. Appraisal amounts are lower than asking price and the CCH is limited ...

Anthropogenic lead as a tracer of rock varnish growth: Implications for rates of formation

Frasassi Caves - Image: Grotte di Frasassi il Pozzo

Frasassi Caves - Image: Grotte di Frasassi Canne d'Organo

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FIG. 5. Snottite interior from Cueva de Villa Luz, Tabasco, Mexico.

Science Project Slime

Wonders of the Solar System - Deborah Adler Myers (Debbie Myers), executive vice

Persistent coliform contamination in Lechuguilla Cave pools: Response: Barton and Pace discussion

Epigene and Hypogene Gypsum Karst Manifestations of the Castile Formation: Eddy County, New Mexico and Culberson County, Texas, USA

Penelope J. Boston · MICROBIAL MAT COMMUNITIES IN HAWAIIAN LAVA CAVES

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Microbial filaments and green slime on a rock. Credit: Diana Northrup

Microbiologist and atmospheric chemist, Penelope Boston, Ph.D., explores caves in

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Frasassi Caves - Image: Genga 04

Anthropogenic lead as a tracer of rock varnish growth: Implications for rates of formation

Epigene and Hypogene Gypsum Karst Manifestations of the Castile Formation: Eddy County, New Mexico and Culberson County, Texas, USA

Image showing the six most common speleothems with labels. Enlarge to view labels.

Cyanidioschyzon merolae - Freeze fracture deep etch electron microscopy image of C. merolae, showing

Flowstone - Calthemite flowstone on concrete wall, coloured by iron oxide deposited along with the

How Did Life Begin?

Science Project Slime

Dry Fasting Team

Blood Falls - Blood Falls, 2006