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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Quakes strike Myanmar, India's Andaman Islands; no tsunami warning

Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

2 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

UBC says outgoing president's travel expenses are justified

Outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope sits for a photograph on campus in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | Mearns Today

Kincardine and Mearns included in Fracking proposals

Parts of Kincardine and Mearns could be opened up to fracking after they have been included in latest round of onshore licensing.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Live Science

New Wrinkle? Ancient Earth Got a 'Face-lift,' Study Suggests

Earth got a "face-lift" early in its history, wiping out most of its original crust, according to a new model of the ancient barrage of asteroids called the Late Heavy Bombardment.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Science

Christian Science Monitor

Why is the moon shaped sort of like a lemon?

Astrophotographer Anthony Lopez captured this photo of the full moon taken in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico on May 26, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 reported off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Science

NewsOK.com

Earthquake rattles Edmond, Oklahoma area Wednesday

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Edmond, OK, Natural Disasters, Science

The Washington Post

Irish Black Gold Dream Gives Way to Sinking Finder's Shares

After drilling in the North Celtic Sea Basin, about 40 miles off the Cork coast, Providence Resources Plc said its Barryroe oil field may hold as many as 1.6 billion barrels.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Science, Science / Technology

Times of Oman

5.6 magnitude earthquake off Iran's Kish Island jolts buildings in the UAE

Muscat: A magnitude-5.6 tremor struck 48 kilometres off the coast of Kish Island early in the morning on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NatureNews

Project drills deep into coming quake

For the first time, researchers are preparing to drop a battery of sensors deep into a seismic fault to record the build-up and occurrence of a massive earthquake.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, New Zealand,

The Heartland Institute

Energy and Earthquakes in Ohio

Ohio sits above the Utica and Marcellus shales, two geologic formations that have rich energy potential waiting to be unlocked by the process of hydraulic fracturing , commonly referred to as " fracking ."

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Related Topix: Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coastQuake shakes Mexico's Gulf coastA...

A strong earthquake has shaken eastern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, World News, Mexico

GlobeNewswire

Lundin Mining to Release Second Quarter 2014 Results Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Telephone Conference to be held on Thursday, July 31, at 08:00am Eastern Time , 14:00 Central European Time , 05:00am Pacific Time July 28, 2014 Lundin Mining Corporation announces that the report for the second quarter period ended June 30, 2014 will be published after the close of the trading day in Toronto on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Lumi Co., Science

The Washington Post

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science

CBC News

Mexico earthquake strikes eastern state of Veracruz

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science,

Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

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.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Apiculture, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Agriculture

Lancashire Telegraph

Licences for East Lancashire fracking up for grabs

THE starting gun was yesterday fired on the licensing process that could bring fracking to East Lancashire residents doorsteps within five years.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Oklahoma Earthquake Felt In Topeka, Manhattan

It happened at 9:46 p.m. about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford, Ok. The earthquake could be felt all across Kansas.

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Related Topix: Science, Dighton, KS, Lane County, KS, Topeka, KS

The Capital-Journal

Oklahoma earthquake felt in southern Kansas

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Oklahoma late Monday night and the effects could be felt more than 100 miles from the epicenter.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Bainbridge Island Review

Small earthquake rattles Kitsap County

An 3.5-magnitude earthquake just south of Bremerton early Monday morning was felt by hundreds of people across Kitsap County and beyond.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Kitsap County, WA, Bremerton, WA, Science

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