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August 17th, 2010
01:37 PM ET

Oil droplets spread across Gulf floor

University of South Florida researchers have discovered oil on the ocean floor 40 miles south of Panama City beach. They say it sparkles like "a constellation of little dots," when it's hit by ultra-violet light and that the chemical mix of oil and dispersant is highly-toxic to marine life.

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