Miners to the rescue


Ph.D. student Casey Slaughter leads an all-student mine rescue team. Photo by B.A. Rupert

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The only sound in the darkened mine tunnel is water dripping off limestone walls. A lone injured miner lay motionless on the gravel floor. Five lights pierce the darkness as muffled voices announce the arrival of the rescue team.

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