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black smoker

[¦blak ′smōk·ər]
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Caption: SMS deposits (below, left) form around hydrothermal vents known as black smokers.
Califano noted that research in the CASAColumbia report indicated that if only 10 percent of menthol smokers quit and only 10 percent of those who would have started smoking menthol cigarettes did not start because of a ban, more than 323,000 smoking-attributable deaths would be avoided by 2050, including 91,744 black smokers.
Black smokers are more likely to report a desire to quit smoking and are less likely to be successful, they also said.
Researchers also found that Hispanic and Asian smokers were less likely than Black smokers to develop the disease, at least up to a point.
Black smokers were 39% more likely than nonsmokers during pregnancy to have an overweight 7-year-old, said Dr.
A host of weird creatures lives at these vents, often called black smokers, where volcanically heated fluids gush from Earth's crust (SN: 11/24/01, p.
Scientists learned Vailulu'u was active only recently, when they took water samples that showed large amounts of a kind of particulate matter produced by black smokers.
A variety, of unusual creatures have been discovered around black smokers, including tubeworms as long as a couple of metres.
Geologists and engineers will need to develop new technologies to haul the black smokers to the surface so they can extract the precious metals embedded in them.
These underwater volcanoes, known as black smokers, are home to a strange array of creatures found nowhere else, as well as to many species of archaea.
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Scientists have captured remarkable images of life from one of the most inhospitable spots in the ocean - volcanic underwater vents - sometimes called black smokers.