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4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Shaky ground in tornado alley

The shaking came in the dead of the night on a recent Wednesday morning, vibrations so intense that they startled Faye Sayre out of a deep sleep.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oklahoma, Science, Meteorology, Logan County, OK, Guthrie, OK

8 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Caltech, USGS select Long Beach as test site for earthquake early warning system

The city of Long Beach was selected by Caltech and the U.S. Geological Survey to serve as a test site for an earthquake early warning system, officials announced today.

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

12 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

Fracking foes challenge Ohio quake assurances

A citizens group said Wednesday it isn't taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Science, Youngstown State University

16 hrs ago | KNDU

Pompeii: The Exhibition

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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Related Topix: Ambient, Information, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, California, Science

20 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBS Local

Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Palmer, AK, Tsunami

WISN-TV

WISN 12 News investigates I-794 construction fire

Ben Hutchison investigates if Tuesday's underground fire near the Milwaukee Public Market could be a part of a bigger problem.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Science

Science Daily

New discovery helps solve mystery source of African lava

Floods of molten lava may sound like the stuff of apocalyptic theorists, but history is littered with evidence of such past events where vast lava outpourings originating deep in the Earth accompany the breakup of continents.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Science

St. Cloud Times

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UMD creates program for miners on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/23/umd-creates-program-miners/8055063/ The University of Minnesota Duluth is creating a new program to turn out more graduates who can work in the mining field.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, University of Minnesota Duluth, Science

The Review

Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances

A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Edmonton Journal

Alberta regulator permits oilsands giant to resume steam injection near Primrose leaks

Oilsands giant CNRL won approval to resume pumping high-pressure steam into wells on its Cold Lake lease near four sites where bitumen continues to leak to the surface uncontrolled.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

Fox News

Could warning system have saved lives in devastating Washington landslide?

As President Obama makes his way to Oso, Wash., to tour the devastation from last month's mudslide and meet with surviving victims and first responders, the disaster has brought renewed interest in early warning systems - which some suggest could have prevented many of the deaths.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Science, University of Utah

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Erda residents feel jolt from earthquake

A sudden temblor in Erda - the first earthquake with an epicenter in Tooele County since 1997 - has become the talk of the town since it shook up local residents on Saturday.Though small - magnitude 3.2, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations - - the earthquake's proximity to Erda gave local residents a good jolt around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Erda, UT, Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT, Science

Verde Independent

Federal study finds mercury in trout from three Grand Canyon creeks

The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. A federal study found that fish in the Grand Canyon and 20 other national parks in the West have trace amounts of mercury.

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Related Topix: Science, Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Arizona, Arizona Government

News9 Oklahoma City

Early Morning Earthquakes Rock Logan County

According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey , the first one, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, was recorded at 3:04 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles south of Langston and eight miles east of Guthrie.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Logan County, OK, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Langston, OK, Guthrie, OK

Russia Taday

4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country's capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.

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Related Topix: Europe, Earthquake, World News, Slovenia, Natural Disasters, Croatia, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Cobb, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Clearlake, CA, Healdsburg, CA

Marin Independent Journal

In Marin and beyond, landslide prediction a risky venture

Hills rise above Lucas Valley homes in San Rafael, Calif. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Landslide, San Rafael, CA, Science, Weather, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Mercury-tainted fish in high-country Yosemite lake

Federal scientists studied mercury contamination in 21 Western national parks for years and last week announced bad news for Yosemite National Park -- the worst-tainted fish in the entire study was in a lake not far from Tioga Road.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Canada.com

Blinded by scientific gobbledygook

I have just written the world's worst science research paper: More than incompetent, it's a mess of plagiarism and meaningless garble.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Inventions

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