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Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 1:09 a.m. Its epicenter was located 14 miles west of Perry, 19 miles east, southeast of Enid, and 57 miles north of Oklahoma City.
Scott Angelle, chairman of the Water Resources commission, said staff will be drafting a letter in the next month outlining the importance of the monitoring and the need for continued funding.
Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Without major changes in land development, urban areas in the Southern United States will likely double in size by 2060 and create an urban "megalopolis" that stretches from Raleigh to Atlanta, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Interior's Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University .
The controversial process of hydraulic fracturing extracts natural gas by pumping water and chemicals into underground shale formations, fracturing the rock and releasing the natural gas.
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file.
Epic Sciences , a spinoff of The Scripps Research Institute developing cancer diagnostics, has raised $30 million from venture capital investors, and appointed Greg Lucier as board chairman.
Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the salivary glands.
This run has been independently organized and is exclusively for the benefit of those suffering from muscle diseases, as well as their families.
Dustin Moskovitz has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago.
Varec Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has won a $25 million contract to provide systems engineering, technical and management support services to the Defense Logistics Agency.
President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty."
A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:46 am
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