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2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Volcano rumbles to life under glacier

HOLIDAY flings get a bad rap: shady local Lotharios; rose-coloured sunglasses fading back home.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science, Explosion, Meteorology, Travel

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to Conduct Geology Field Training in the Arctic

He is accompanying Western University's Dr. Gordon Osinski and his team from the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration as they study the Western Clearwater lake, one of a pair of annular impact crater lakes located in Northern Quebec, Canada.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Space

10 hrs ago | Arab Times

Kuwait rocks on Iran-Iraq border quake

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research announced that an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck Iran at a location about 594 kms away from north of Kuwait, which shook the Iranian- Iraqi border areas and was experienced in some parts of Kuwait.

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

14 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Earthquake Shakes Central OK Residents Awake

According to the U.S. Geological Survey , a 4.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 7:41 a.m. Its epicenter was located four miles south, southwest of Guthrie, 11 miles north of Edmond, and 24 miles north of Oklahoma City.

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

19 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

Mega-tsunami remote

The Director of the Cyprus Geological Survey Department has confirmed that the island runs the risk of being over-whelmed by a big tsunami although such a cataclysmic event "is remote".

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Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Science, Earthquake

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Alturas, Calif.

A shallow-magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday night 24 miles from Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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

Science Daily

New discovery: Microbes create dripstones

According to new research humble, microscopic organisms can create dripstones in caves.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Space, Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Sweden, World News

Sunherald.com

Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

This Nov. 6, 2011 file photo shows pieces of a chimney that toppled and went through the roof after an earthquake in Sparks, Okla.

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

BBC News

Football fan charged over 'Nazi salute'

The fan was arrested after the alleged 'Nazi salute' was picked up by television cameras covering the Hearts v Hibs match The fan was arrested after the alleged "Nazi salute" was picked up by television cameras covering the Hearts v Hibs match.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Lothian County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sentinel & Enterprise

Lancaster author gives nod to science in book

Previous generations of Americans loved and embraced science, and David Spanagel said his new book intends to give them credit for it.

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Related Topix: University Media, Science, Innovate M, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Al Jazeera

Iran rocked by 6.3 magnitude earthquake

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck a remote area in western Iran, leaving dozens injured and causing considerable damage.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NewsTarget.com

How California's extreme drought will lead to a wave of earthquakes

With about 60 percent of the state now limping through the worst categorical level of drought on record, California faces an unprecedented water crisis that, besides triggering shortages, stands to greatly influence the availability of fresh produce nationwide.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Earthquake

Tri-cityherald.com

Report: Strong quake hits southwest Iran

The Monday report said the quake hit the town of Murmuri, about 500 kilometers southwest of the capital Tehran at 7:02 local time .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Scientific Blogging

Quantifying Earthquake Hazards In The Pacific Northwest - It's Complicated

Geologic studies in the past three decades have provided increasingly specific estimates of Cascadia earthquake sizes and repeat times.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, Tsunami, Science

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fight climate change with natural gas

Today's heated debates about natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale often boil down to a single issue: the environmental impact from fracking.

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Related Topix: Science, Opinion

KFBB

Yellowstone region has high earthquake probability

A new U.S. Geological Survey report indicates a slightly greater earthquake hazard in the Greater Yellowstone region of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho than previously thought.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Mauritius

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, around 536 km east of Ile Rodrigues in Mauritius, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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

New Scientist

Vanishing river gorge shows geology in fast forward

Blink and this gorge will be gone. Normally, erosion takes thousands of years, but this river valley could vanish just 50 years after it formed, thanks to a new and rapid process called "downstream sweep erosion".

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Denver Post

Mesa County slide monitors tracking slightest movement every second

The colored lines spanning a graph on Mesa County surveyor Frank Kochevar's computer screen are flat.

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Related Topix: Mesa County, CO, Avalanche, Landslide, Collbran, CO, Science

Post and Courier

Combing for beach; grant to pay for offshore sand inventory

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources just won a $200,000 "Hurricane Sandy" grant to look for potential beach renourishment sand in federal waters more than three miles offshore.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Folly Beach, SC, Energy, Science, Charleston, SC

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