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Exploring Lake Huron sinkholes may help find life on other planets

By Daniel Schoenherr, Great Lakes Echo

Special microbial mat systems in Alpena, Michigan, are helping scientists search for extraterrestrial life.

“It’s so different, and feels otherworldly,” said Stephanie Gandulla, a diver with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary. She has sampled the mats near the sinkholes on the lake’s bottom.

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