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Researchers study unique underwater stalactites

In recent years, researchers have identified a small group of stalactites that appear to have calcified underwater instead of in a dry cave. The "Hells Bells" in the El Zapote cave near Puerto Morelos on the Yucatán Peninsula ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Bat poop: A reliable source of climate change

People have long known that bat guano - the polite term for what the flying mammals leave on the floors of caves where they live worldwide - is a valuable source of fuel and fertilizer, but now newly published research from ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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