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A gene identified that plays a surprising role in combating aging

It is something of an eternal question: Can we slow or even reverse the aging process? Even though genetic manipulations can, in fact, alter some cellular dynamics, little is known about the mechanisms of the aging process in living organisms.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Scripps Research Institute, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Gazette

Jiffy Lube Lewes with your help ...

With the community's generous help, Jiffy Lube in Lewes De hopes to help raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association .

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Muscular Dystrophy Association

Deseret News

Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

A new U.S. Geological Survey study confirms what Wasatch Front residents already knew: they're in a high-risk area for earthquakes.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

KRON 4

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Concord

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Concord, CA, US Geological Survey

Aerotech News And Review

B61 undergoes testing in AEDC wind tunnel

Arnold Engineering Development Complex engineers recently joined researchers with Sandia National Laboratories to perform a wind tunnel test on a full-scale mock-up B61.

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Related Topix: Sandia

Medical News

Unnatural DNA bases: an interview with Professor Floyd E. Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute

The natural DNA bases that form the letters of DNA are usually referred to as G, C, A, and T. Those are only the first letters of the chemical names.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Medicine, Health

ABC News 4 Charleston

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A new report finds that visitors to national parks in South Carolina spent almost $80 million and the parks supported 1,100 jobs last year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Geological Survey, Congaree National Park, US National Parks

GlobeSt.com

Earthquakes Aren't Just West Coast...

Don't miss gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino when he presents the keynote address at RealShare NEW YORK on October 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

NWAonline

Survey places more of state at quake risk

A much wider area of Arkansas is at risk for increased earthquake activity than originally believed, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey seismic hazards map that highlights where temblors are likely to occur over the next 50 years.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Small earthquake Sunday hits San Ramon Valley

It was warm and muggy in the East Bay on Sunday afternoon, a feeling that some refer to as "earthquake weather."

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Brentwood, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Livermore, CA

KTVU Oakland

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Contra Costa County, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Brentwood, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Suria

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off...

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey said - by Frederick Florin The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 kilometres north east of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, World News, Japan,

Channelnewsasia.com

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, World News, Japan,

The Jersey Journal

'Intersex' fish found in Delaware, other rivers a result of hormone-disrupting chemicals

At first glance, most fish caught in the Delaware River look perfectly normal. But scientists who investigated further discovered something very unusual.

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Related Topix: Delaware, NJ, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Trenton, NJ, Agriculture

The Fresno Bee

West-side San Joaquin Valley water calamity may be unfolding

After the water table below Stratford dropped an astounding 100 feet in the past two years, it set off a slow-motion collapse of the ground underfoot, crushing part of a town well.

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Related Topix: Stratford, CA, Kings County, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture

CBS Local

USGS Unveils Coastal Change Hazards Portal

A new online portal created by the U.S. Geological Survey offers a detailed look at the state of the nation's coastlines - allowing the public to see how much the shorelines have been and continue to be shaped.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Northfield, NJ

The Daily Beast

The Best Map of Mars YetBy Matthew R. Francis

A new infrared map of Mars, created by the US Geological Survey and Arizona State University, reveals the red planet like never before.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Arizona State University, US Geological Survey, What Cheer, IA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KAKE

3.0 earthquake recorded in Harper County

It happened near the intersection of NE 50th Ave and NE 50 Road at around 7:25 p.m. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 3.0 on the Richter Scale.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Harper County, KS, US Geological Survey

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Muscular Dystrophy Association gets muddy to raise awareness

The fund raising campaign brought in hundreds of people from across the state to compete in a mud volleyball tournament.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association

Bradenton.com

Business briefs: De Soto National Memorial brings $15M benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 279,924 visitors to De Soto National Memorial in 2013 spent $15.4 million in communities near the park, supporting 218 local jobs.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, De Soto National Memorial, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

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