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There Are Now Officially Three Hurricanes Churning In The Atlantic

There Are Now Officially Three Hurricanes Churning In The Atlantic

As the strongest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history continues to wreak havoc in the Caribbean, two more threats have emerged in the form of hurricanes Jose and Katia. Though it’s unusual for three hurricanes to be active in the Atlantic basin at the same time, it isn’t without precedent.

The Hunt For Undiscovered Drugs At The Bottom Of The Sea

The Hunt For Undiscovered Drugs At The Bottom Of The Sea

In 2009, Kerry McPhail descended Jacques Cousteau-style towards the Axial Volcano, inside the cramped, 30-year-old little submarine DSV Alvin, with a pilot and another scientist. Four hundred and eighty kilometres off the coast of Oregon, they were collecting tubeworms, bacterial mats and bivalves living near a deep sea volcanic vent….