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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.
The glossary contains words such as antibiotic, black smokers, lichen, and warts.
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.
The vents at such sites are often referred to as black smokers because some emit hot, mineral-laden fluid that looks like dark, billowing smoke when it hits the icy cold seawater.
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.
Family smoking restrictions in the home of inner-city Black smokers are associated with progress in parents' stages of change in terms of smoking cessation, the presence of a nonsmoking person or children in the household, and recent smoking cessation (Siegel, 2002).
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.