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2015/03/04 22:38
2015/03/04 22:38
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Snowpack—which essentially serves as a water tower for the western United States—produces vital meltwater that flows off the mountains each spring. Like a time-release capsule, snowpack refills...
2015/03/04 22:38
2015/03/04 22:38
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2015/03/04 19:24
2015/03/04 19:24
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This tends to freak us out, and not surprisingly. After all, one leading idea about the source of the mysterious craters is that these might represent explosions of methane gas into the atmosphere –...
2015/03/04 18:43
2015/03/04 18:43
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To help understand the processes that control the conversion of organic matter to CO2 and methane, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of...
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2015/03/03 20:38
2015/03/03 20:38
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Editor's Note: This is the second dispatch from aboard the R.V. Lance, an Arctic research vessel. 82.58 Degrees North—The Norwegian research vessel Lance is back where it wants to be: adrift in the...
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2015/03/03 18:17
2015/03/03 18:17
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John Boehner to bring a vote on a stand-alone Homeland Security Funding bill before congress. The security of the public is far more important than the political games being played. You were...
2015/03/03 16:51
2015/03/03 16:51
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M. Ewalt and Max Jedeur-Palmgren It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday in Stockholm, and Markus Persson sits on the terrace of his ninth-story office, sipping the speedball of alcoholic beverages, a vodka Red...
2015/03/03 16:07
2015/03/03 16:07
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VIEWPOINT By Rick Millette What is the one thing that would make living in Ontario’s Far North communities better? If you asked that question to seven people knowledgeable about the North, you...
2015/03/03 10:17
2015/03/03 10:17
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PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the past years, persistent extreme weather conditions have triggered severe natural catastrophes and caused losses in the billions. There is a growing number of...
2015/03/01 18:31
2015/03/01 18:31
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The UK’s House of Lords has recommended that the government create an ambassador for the Arctic to deal with a dynamic and difficult future for the region in the face of rapid warming. The Lords’...
2015/02/28 05:18
2015/02/28 05:18
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... after a Scholastic Assessment Tests (SAT) exam at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. As the number of Chinese students in U.S. colleges outpaces that of any other country, the journey to...
2015/02/28 01:43
2015/02/28 01:43
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Swedish outdoor retailer Fjällräven (translated as “Arctic fox”) will open a flagship store at Mall of America this spring. “With decades of experience designing functional gear and cold weather...
2015/02/27 21:38
2015/02/27 21:38
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... media users pointed to everything from a meteorite to a stray missile to aliens to the Bermuda Triangle as possible causes. But the most plausible explanation seemed to be the...
2015/02/27 17:38
2015/02/27 17:38
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There's a scientific explanation for why #TheDress looks black and blue to some people and white and gold to the others. (But seriously, it looks white and gold, amIRight?) Although your eyes...
2015/02/27 14:42
2015/02/27 14:42
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When you don't know how to get to an unfamiliar place, you probably rely on a smart phone or other device with a Global Positioning System (GPS) module for guidance. You may not realize that,...
2015/02/26 22:45
2015/02/26 22:45
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As humans increase atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, oceans absorb some of the CO2. The resulting drop in ocean pH, known as ocean acidification, has been called climate change's "equally...
2015/02/26 14:39
2015/02/26 14:39
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Life could be habitable on an Earth-sized waterworld tilted on its side if the oceans aren't too shallow, a new study reveals. As long as the entire world was covered in oceans of at least 50 meters...
2015/02/26 06:24
2015/02/26 06:24
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An area resident since 1947, she was born Sept. 24, 1914, in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Carl Edward and Louisa Mooyer Bauernschmidt. She was valedictorian of her high school class and completed...
2015/02/25 14:39
2015/02/25 14:39
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A research team from Northwestern University was dropped by helicopter in the desolate wilderness of Greenland with four weeks of provisions and the goal of collecting ancient specimens preserved in...
2015/02/25 13:36
2015/02/25 13:36
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... would never realise just how hard it is to extract oil in Russia. Two hours' drive from the nearest village of Salym, the snow banks are huge and the closest airport is over 300km (185...
2015/02/25 12:21
2015/02/25 12:21
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Will the Arctic be ice-free in 40 years? Expert claims temperatures in polar regions are rising four times faster than the rest of the planet The Arctic could be completely free of ice in just 40...
2015/03/04 22:38
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