Giant amoebas discovered in deepest ocean trench

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October 25, 2011
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"During a July 2011 voyage to the Pacific Ocean chasm, researchers with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and National Geographic engineers deployed untethered landers, called dropcams, equipped with digital video and lights to explore the largely mysterious region of the deep sea. ... The team documented the deepest known existence of xenophyophores, single-celled animals exclusively found in deep-sea environments." (10/22/11)  

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