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3 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Hoax of the Century? Submarine search for MH370 is 90% Done but no sign of wreckage still

No wreckage from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been spotted by the unmanned submarine currently scouring the Indian Ocean seabed, despite 90% of the focused search area already having been examined and a search of the remaining fraction underway.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, Science, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Fears over El Nino as experts warn weather phenomenon could affect...

The scourge of El Nino could be back and it could affect India's agricultural output, leading to a spike in inflation.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Microscopic organism plays a big role in ocean carbon cycling, Scripps scientists discover

It's broadly understood that the world's oceans play a crucial role in the global-scale cycling and exchange of carbon between Earth's ecosystems and atmosphere.


Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, Biology

17 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

Adams School Calvineers share right whale studies with peninsula students

On Wednesday, April 16, students in grades 5-8 from Blue Hill, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, and Surry gathered at Maine Maritime Academy for the Maine Student Book Award celebration.


Related Topix: Penobscot, ME, Maine Maritime Academy, Science

22 hrs ago | Scoop

SMC Heads-Up: Science miscommunication, Antarctic horizons

It's a question three Australian researchers and filmmakers sought to tackle in Up Stream , a documentary just launched on Youtube that explores the reasons why people often don't act on facts.


Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Science

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Science Daily

Predicting drift of floating pumice 'islands' can benefit shipping

A new technique will aid in predicting the dispersal and drift patterns of large floating 'islands' of pumice created by volcanic eruptions at sea.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science

Beach Connection

Oregon Scientists Use Krypton to Study Antarctic Ice, Clues in Ice Age Questions.

A team of scientists many from Oregon and with connections to the Oregon coast have made a discovery that uses radiometric krypton to successfully date ice from the Antarctic which will then allow more insight into the various ice ages of the Earth.


Related Topix: Oregon, Corvallis, OR, Oregon State University, Science, Astoria, OR

My Mother Lode

Oceanographer Ballard elected to American Academy

The University of Rhode Island oceanography professor best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Science, University of Rhode Island

Bangor Daily News

Marine Corals in Maine

Marine biologist Rhian Waller will lead a presentation on the cold-water corals of the Gulf of Maine at Merryspring Nature Center on Tuesday, April 29 at 12:00 noon.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Science

Daily Mail

Wreckage from a wooden steamship crushed by a larger ship in 1888...

The wreckage of a wooden steamship carrying 106 passengers, which sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, has been found.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Science, San Francisco, CA

San Diego Source

Pardon our dust while we update Scripps pier

The mid-20th century is looked upon fondly around Scripps Institution of Oceanography as its golden era of exploration.


Related Topix: Science, San Diego, CA, Point Loma (San Diego, CA), UC San Diego

South China Morning Post

Possible debris from MH370 washes up on Australian shore

Authorities are investigating whether "unidentified material" washed up on the southwest coast of Australia has any link to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, officials said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Science, Australia,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Environmental Economics

Yes, the federal government does close stuff down

For more than a century, federal scientists have worked on Pivers Island near the historic town of Beaufort and the beaches of Emerald Isle studying the ocean and the fish, turtles and dolphins of its seagrass estuaries and rocky reefs.


Related Topix: Emerald Isle, NC, Science, Carteret County, NC

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Ketchikan students prepare for boat trip to Petersburg

A group of Ketchikan high school students and teachers is preparing to sail to Petersburg on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Ketchikan, AK, Petersburg, AK, Education Etc.


Media advisory 4: On-site registration, press conferences streamed online

The General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union , a meeting with over 11,000 scientists that covers all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences, is taking place next week in Vienna, Austria.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, Austria, Science

The Union Daily Times

MES students take field trip to Charleston

Monarch Elementary School fifth grade students enjoyed a jam packed field trip to Charleston that included an overnight stay on the USS Yorktown, a visit to the South Carolina Aquarium, Fort Moultrie, a private lesson with an oceanographer, a visit to the Charleston Market and Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014


What?! 65,000 tonnes of Nazi chemical weapons were dumped in the Baltic Sea 70 years ago

After the hateful, murderous regime of the Nazis was defeated about 70 years ago thanks to the sacrifices of millions of people, the allied victors did something rather strange.


Related Topix: World News, Poland, Science


MH370 Hunt Yields No Debris as Search Enters Last Zone

An international team hunting for the missing Malaysian passenger jet is trawling the last third of a search zone for wreckage after an unmanned submarine failed to find traces of the aircraft.


Related Topix: Science, Malaysia,

Capital Weekly

Cold water corals of Maine

Marine biologist Rhian Waller will lead a presentation on the cold water corals of the Gulf of Maine at Merryspring Nature Center Tuesday, April 29, at noon.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Science

Malaysian 777 Wreckage May Lie Miles Outside Search Area

"The water can play tricks on you," said Carey, when asked about the four suspected pings potentially thought to be from MH370's black box data recorders.


Related Topix: Science