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2 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

A 1m a year to discuss nuclear waste

Communities could be paid millions of pounds just to consider having a facility to bury nuclear waste in their area, the Government has said.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Science

6 hrs ago | WorthyNews

Increased Earthquake Risk Along New Madrid Fault, USGS says

The U.S. Geological Survey updated their seismic hazards map last week, and identified states along the New Madrid fault has the potential for larger and more powerful earthquakes.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Louisville, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Asthama Risk in Kids

A pregnant woman has her blood pressure measured by a paramedic after she and colleagues were evacuated following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Geologist: worldwide seismic uptick responsible for Oklahoma earthquake swarm

A geologist representing the oil and gas industry says his business is not to blame for the uptick in Oklahoma quakes.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Science, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Continental Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

Oil Company Geologist Discusses Oklahoma Earthquakes

While earthquakes jolt Oklahoma, even this morning, one question still lingers... Why? In hopes for an answer, one Oklahoma oil company is now showcasing its findings.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Science, Harrah, OK, Oklahoma City, OK

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Michigan teachers learn a thing or two about the U.P.'s geology

But that didn't stop nine teachers from all around Michigan from expanding their education about geology and natural resources in the U.P., particularly on the subject of mining.


Related Topix: Science, Michigan


Seven days: 18-24 July 2014

The week in science: Spacecraft chases duck-shaped comet; Darwin's library online; and a new journal for workplace fatigue.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Microsoft, Startups, Agriculture



The beach at Welcombe Mouth is a Geological Conservation Review Site.An exceptional place to visit and view close up the dramatic geology of the N.Devon coast .It was formed 318 million years ago.


Related Topix: Science


Oil company geologist to talk Okla. earthquakes

A geologist with one of the country's largest independent oil producers will talk about the recent uptick in earthquake activity in Oklahoma.


Related Topix: Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia prioritizes equitable use of Nile waters - MoWIE - Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:30

Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Resource Investing News

CEO John Tait and Senior Geologist Mike Kilbourne on Superior Copper's New Mineralization Zone

Things are certainly looking good for junior miner Superior Copper Corp. . Earlier this month, the company reported that it had discovered a new zone of copper- silver - gold mineralization on its wholly owned Superior Project.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Centerpoint Properties Trust, Science, Quantum, Startups

News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Langston

The 3.3 magnitude quake struck just after 9 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located three miles to the southwest of Langston, or about 31 miles north, northeast of the Oklahoma City, at a depth of about three miles.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oklahoma City, OK, Science


Made by Water, Wind and Temperature

Studies suggest that the pinnacles were formed about 60 million years ago during the Paleogene Period.Weathering and earthquakes then shaped them into their present shape.


Related Topix: Science

WDRB-TV Louisville

USGS increases earthquake risk along New Madrid Fault

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Louisville, KY, Science

Mapping waterworks beneath Canada-U.S. border may help avoid water woes

The water drops as rain and snow in the Sweetgrass Hills of Montana and then disappears beneath the prairie landscape, some of it flowing slowly north beneath the Canada-U.S. border.


Related Topix: Canada, Science

Ars Technica

A simple explanation for awe-inspiring sandstone arches

There's no need to ask what the appeal of Arches National Park is-it's in the name.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Arches National Park, Science


Project yields sharpest map of Mars surface properties

The map uses data from the Thermal Emission Imaging System , a nine-band visual and infrared camera on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Science, Science / Technology, Space

EParis Extra

PJC students Find Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

Searching for fossils in the North Sulphur River are PJC student Marc Mercier of Roxton and Forrest Lane of Honey Grove as PJC geology instructor Mike Barnett looks on.


Related Topix: Roxton, TX, Science, Honey Grove, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

COGCC requiring Weld County injection site change

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has required operators of a wastewater injection site in Weld County to make changes to their well and adjust their disposal activities after determining actions at the location are potentially related to low-level seismic activity nearby, a recent press release stated.


Related Topix: Colorado, Science


Preparing for the Next Major Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey just updated its map on earthquake risks across the country.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science