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Sensing the sea bed

William Wilcock and a team of scientists and engineers drilled holes in the sea floor, and inadvertently provided a breeding ground for octopuses, in their attempt to understand deep-ocean hydrothermal venting.

This is the Backstory to the work by William Wilcock and colleagues, published on page 509 of this issue.

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Sensing the sea bed. Nature Geosci 2, E11 (2009).

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