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Edge smoothing indicates that drilling was performed on living individuals whose continued chewing caused further dental wear.
Grainger was introduced to diamond drilling through a geologist friend at Inco, after working for five years in construction labour in Canmore, Alta.
Drilling proponents think of the deep holes as telescopes into the Earth, offering a unprecedented chance to see what lies inside the planet's crust.
C rock, the project will push drilling technology to its limit.
Geologists, as a rule, would neverexpect to find large quantities of methane under the Siljan Ring, and many have argued that drilling there would be futile.
When scientists were outlining the scientific objectives of the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) five years ago, they made drilling at mid-oceanic ridges their number one priority.