Researchers marvel at world's deepest sea vents

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Jamaica Volcanic Vent
This March 2010 picture released by Britain's National Oceanography Center shows a sea star at the site of a hydrothermal vent in the Cayman Trough, more than 3 miles (5 kilometers) below the sea's surface between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica. Jon Copley, chief scientist for the expedition, said he believes that laboratory analysis in coming months will reveal some new life forms that have evolved in the pitch-black vent areas of the Cayman Trough. (AP Photo/National Oceanography Center)