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The Seattle Times
A new ‘how-to’ for tsunami-safe buildings: ‘We’re trying to save lives’The current strategy for surviving a Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami can be su
A new ‘how-to’ for tsunami-safe buildings: ‘We’re trying to save lives’
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 hours ago
The current strategy for surviving a Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami can be summed up in three words: Run like hell. Scientists and emergency managers have estimated wave heights and arrival times and mapped out the shortest routes to high ground,... Read more
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Daily Press
Toxic algal bloom explodes in Chesapeake Bay this summerthis summer in the Chesapeake Bay and beyond, expanding farther and lasting lon
Toxic algal bloom explodes in Chesapeake Bay this summer
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
this summer in the Chesapeake Bay and beyond, expanding farther and lasting longer than scientists have ever seen before. Water samples taken this summer show the algae, called Alexandrium monilatum, has spread from Virginia Beach to the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seismic 'CT scans' reveal deep earth dynamicsever deployed on the seafloor, coupled with hundreds of others operating in the
Seismic 'CT scans' reveal deep earth dynamics
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
ever deployed on the seafloor, coupled with hundreds of others operating in the continental U.S., has enabled UC Berkeley researchers to essentially create CT scans of the Juan de Fuca plate and part of the earth's mantle directly below it. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rising ocean temperatures threaten baby lobstersof Maine If water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine rise a few degrees by end o
Rising ocean temperatures threaten baby lobsters
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
of Maine If water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine rise a few degrees by end of the century, it could mean trouble for lobsters and the industry they support. That's according to newly published research conducted at the University of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nature's ocean fertiliserthe growth of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants at the base of the marine f
Nature's ocean fertiliser
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
the growth of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants at the base of the marine food web. This finding is important for understanding the oceans' capacity for carbon capture. Reporting this month in the journal Current Biology, a team of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnairesU.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (Republican), David Bruderly (Democrat) and Gary Koniz (No Party Affiliation. JOHN RUUTHERFORD BIO (Rep): John Rutherford has lived in our community since 1958. Educated... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: Sept. 17the 11th language taught by Department of Modern Languages at the University of
Mississippi campus briefs: Sept. 17
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
the 11th language taught by Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi, is growing in popularity as a foreign language option. The East African tongue, also known as Kiswahili, is the primary language of the Swahili people and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research shows how wave dynamics and water flows affect coral reefsblack tip shark swims above a shallow reef of primarily dead coral skeletons at
Research shows how wave dynamics and water flows affect coral reefs
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
black tip shark swims above a shallow reef of primarily dead coral skeletons at Palmyra Atoll. Research by Stanford scholars offers new insight into how climate change will affect reefs. Credit: Brian Zgliczynski While climate change threatens coral... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2016It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2016
Arkansas Times / Posted 13 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here. They've built state history museums (Bill Worthern),... Read more
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PhysOrg
New insights into the impacts of ocean acidificationin the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles offers clues to the potential impac
New insights into the impacts of ocean acidification
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
in the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles offers clues to the potential impact of ocean acidification deep-sea, shell-forming organisms. This collaborative research, involving contributions from the National Oceanography Centre and led by the... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA begins study of Australia's Great Barrier ReefThe Gulfstream III carrying NASA's PRISM instrument being readied for science f
NASA begins study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
The Gulfstream III carrying NASA's PRISM instrument being readied for science flights from Cairns, Australia. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/BIOS A NASA airborne mission designed to transform our understanding of Earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool leads breakthrough in beach mappingmap beaches and sandbanks - without getting anyone’s feet wet! The breakthroug
Liverpool leads breakthrough in beach mapping
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
map beaches and sandbanks - without getting anyone’s feet wet! The breakthrough comes after three years of collaborative research between National Oceanography Centre and Marlan Maritime Technologies - both based in Liverpool. The partnership... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Studying billions of small fish in a big pondof the ocean by investigating the fate of billions of baby fish.Professor Jeff
Studying billions of small fish in a big pond
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
of the ocean by investigating the fate of billions of baby fish.Professor Jeff Shima, director of Victoria University’s Coastal Ecology Laboratory, has been leading research expeditions to study the hidden lives of baby fish throughout the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
In quiet Wallingford, this machine is recreating deadly natural disasters in miniatureNESTLED in sleepy South Oxfordshire, Wallingford is probably the last place on
In quiet Wallingford, this machine is recreating deadly natural disasters in miniature
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 17 days ago
NESTLED in sleepy South Oxfordshire, Wallingford is probably the last place on earth you would expect a tsunami. Yet in a hidden-away laboratory in the peaceful town this week scientists unveiled one of the most advanced wave simulators in the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
In quiet Wallingford, this machine is recreating deadly natural disasters in miniatureNESTLED in sleepy South Oxfordshire, Wallingford is probably the last place on
In quiet Wallingford, this machine is recreating deadly natural disasters in miniature
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
NESTLED in sleepy South Oxfordshire, Wallingford is probably the last place on earth you would expect a tsunami. Yet in a hidden-away laboratory in the peaceful town this week scientists unveiled one of the most advanced wave simulators in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fight to save native animals, national parks from cane toad invasionCane toad invasion on WA's 'living laboratory' prompts fight to save native ani
Fight to save native animals, national parks from cane toad invasion
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Cane toad invasion on WA's 'living laboratory' prompts fight to save native animals Native animals that were once in a "living laboratory" on a Western Australian remote island are fighting the threat of a cane toad invasion. Key points: Adolphus... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
New study shows development along Charleston waterways could lead to harmful algal bloomsenvironment and local economies. Phytoplankton are single-celled microscopic o
New study shows development along Charleston waterways could lead to harmful algal blooms
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
environment and local economies. Phytoplankton are single-celled microscopic organisms that live in bodies of water and form the base of aquatic food webs. Usually, a balanced mix of several phytoplankton species are found in... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
New study shows development along Charleston waterways could lead to harmful toxinsenvironment and local economies. Phytoplankton are single-celled microscopic o
New study shows development along Charleston waterways could lead to harmful toxins
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 days ago
environment and local economies. Phytoplankton are single-celled microscopic organisms that live in bodies of water and form the base of aquatic food webs. Usually, a balanced mix of several phytoplankton species are found in... Read more
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Daily Record
Water quality took a dive at the Shore this summerTesting shows that water quality has dipped, but has it really? Before summer
Water quality took a dive at the Shore this summer
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
Testing shows that water quality has dipped, but has it really? Before summer is over, Jersey Shore beaches will have violated water-quality standards for safe swimming more often than anytime in the past five years, according to an Asbury Park... Read more
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Slate
Zika in Africa Might Be As Dangerous As Zika in South Americawith most cases in Puerto Rico). The federal government has yet to dedicate any
Zika in Africa Might Be As Dangerous As Zika in South America
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
with most cases in Puerto Rico). The federal government has yet to dedicate any new funds to fighting the virus—no money for prevention, no money for research, no money toward international relief. As of now, the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Robot larvae deployed at seayellow "robot larvae" off the coast of Bodega Bay. Credit: Joe Proudman/UC Davi
Robot larvae deployed at sea
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
yellow "robot larvae" off the coast of Bodega Bay. Credit: Joe Proudman/UC Davis Scientists from the University of California, Davis, are deploying "robot larvae" into the ocean at Bodega Bay, just north of San Francisco. These robots mimic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research explores beach recovery following severe stormsMembers of Plymouth University’s Coastal Processes Research Group conducting a
Research explores beach recovery following severe storms
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Members of Plymouth University’s Coastal Processes Research Group conducting a full embayment survey at Perranporth, Cornwall. Credit: Lloyd Russell, Plymouth University The recovery of beaches across the South West following the severe storms of... Read more
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Daily Mail
The world's oldest fossil found on 3.7 billion-old sea bedhave been shown to be the oldest fossil of a living organism on Earth. The tin
The world's oldest fossil found on 3.7 billion-old sea bed
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
have been shown to be the oldest fossil of a living organism on Earth. The tiny shapes preserved in the sedimentary rock for 3.7 billion years were created by prehistoric bacteria and reveal new clues about how life emerged on our planet. Tiny... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NASA Scientists Arrive in Walvis Baywith clouds and change their ability to warm or cool the earth. The scientists
NASA Scientists Arrive in Walvis Bay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
with clouds and change their ability to warm or cool the earth. The scientists will be based in Walvis Bay and will for the next three years work with students from the Namibia University of Science and Technology and scientists from the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Klyde Morris ()Heli Rte Also: Aerosim Scholarship, Santa Monica Nonsense, Marine One, UAV Deve
Klyde Morris ()
The Aero-News Network / Posted 30 days ago
Heli Rte Also: Aerosim Scholarship, Santa Monica Nonsense, Marine One, UAV Developer Kit, FAA Penalty, F-35 Weapons Test, Coastal Helicopters The Cessna Citation Longitude moves closer to i>[...] Another Tough Weekend For Airshows... Two Pilots... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NASA Flies To Africa to Study Climate Effects Of Smoke On CloudsTwo Research Aircraft Head To Namibia Because Of Its Unique Climate NASA scien
NASA Flies To Africa to Study Climate Effects Of Smoke On Clouds
The Aero-News Network / Posted a month ago
Two Research Aircraft Head To Namibia Because Of Its Unique Climate NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a major unknown in future climate... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
BirchBioMed announces successful completion of Phase I trial for topical treatment to prevent scarringInc. announced today that a unique and ground-breaking topical treatment develo
BirchBioMed announces successful completion of Phase I trial for topical treatment to prevent scarring
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
Inc. announced today that a unique and ground-breaking topical treatment developed by University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers to prevent scarring has completed a Health Canada approved Phase I trial. The double-blind and... Read more
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Philly.com
Jellyfish threat in NJ waters will persist, researchers sayreproducing in Monmouth County's Shrewsbury River and "will almost certainly be
Jellyfish threat in NJ waters will persist, researchers say
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
reproducing in Monmouth County's Shrewsbury River and "will almost certainly be a presence" there next year, according to researchers. "That's disturbing news," said Montclair State University biologist Jack Gaynor, because the Shrewsbury joins... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
NASA to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds in Africa NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natura
NASA to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds in Africa
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 1 months ago
NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a major unknown in future climate... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA flies to Africa to study climate effects of smoke on cloudsCredit: NASA NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a un
NASA flies to Africa to study climate effects of smoke on clouds
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
Credit: NASA NASA scientists and two research aircraft are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a major unknown in future climate prediction. The coast of Namibia is one of three places on... Read more

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