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Deep Sea Animals Reach New Territory By Clinging Onto Submarines
2012-05-24 07:50:04

Marine scientists studying life around deep-sea vents have discovered that some hardy species can survive the extreme change in pressure that occurs when a research submersible rises to the surface.

Image 1 - Hot Meets Cold At New Deep-Sea Ecosystem
2012-03-08 10:27:49

Decades ago, marine scientists made a startling discovery in the deep sea. They found environments known as hydrothermal vents, where hot water surges from the seafloor and life thrives without sunlight.

Researchers Find New Species At World’s Hottest, Deepest Ocean Vents
2012-01-11 12:30:50

New research from an intrepid team of British oceanographers reveals that the world’s deepest submarine volcanic vents are also the hottest that scientists have yet discovered.

Giant Amoebas Found Deep in Mariana Trench
2011-10-23 05:33:05

During a summer expedition to the deepest region on the planet, the Mariana Trench, a team of researchers and engineers witnessed a breed of giant amoebas known as xenophyophores living at depths that had never been recorded before.

2011-03-10 15:11:57

By studying the tolerance of marine invertebrates to a wide range of temperature and pressure, scientists are beginning to understand how shallow-water species could have colonized the ocean depths.

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2011-02-14 15:27:08

Scientists aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook have discovered a new set of deep-sea volcanic vents in the chilly waters of the Southern Ocean.

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2010-10-08 10:15:00

Hydrothermal vents may contribute more to the thermal budget of the oceans than previously assumed.

2010-07-21 14:47:10

The first expedition to search for deep-sea hydrothermal vents along the Mid-Cayman Rise has turned up three distinct types of hydrothermal venting, reports an interdisciplinary team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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2010-07-21 10:25:12

An expedition partially funded by NASA, part of a program to search extreme environments for geological, biological and chemical clues to the origins and evolution of life, has discovered the deepest known hydrothermal vent in the world, nearly 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) below the surface of the western Caribbean Sea.

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2010-04-12 07:10:00

A British scientific expedition has discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, known as 'black smokers', 5000 meters deep in the Cayman Trough in the Caribbean.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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