News tagged with sinkhole

The science of sinkholes

A devastating sinkhole occurred in Florida on February 28, 2013, raising questions and concerns about this incredible phenomenon. Around 20% of the U.S. lies in areas susceptible to sinkhole events, highlighting ...

Mar 06, 2013
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Diving Robot Discovers Life in the Slow Lane

Scientists have found amazingly diverse microbial life in the world's deepest water-filled sinkhole, even down where sunlight can't reach. The discovery adds new insight into life’s ability to thrive in ...

Aug 05, 2010
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