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The Hindu
Harsha Vinay on Swiss artist Alice Boner's sojourn in Varanasiwork of art historical scholarship. For her exhaustive research and work, Boner
Harsha Vinay on Swiss artist Alice Boner's sojourn in Varanasi
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
work of art historical scholarship. For her exhaustive research and work, Boner was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Zurich in 1969 and the Padma Bhushan by the President of India in 1974. “Has Kal Bhairavji tested you?” asked... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
Trade
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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FOX Business
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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FOX Business
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
Trade
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
How Brazil fared as hostsbrutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffne
How Brazil fared as hosts
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
brutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffney, an Olympic expert and geographer at the University of Zurich who lived in Rio until last year. ‘Legacy’ melting away: The spirit of discontent among some residents... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Brazil didn't mess up Games, nor did it make most of thembrutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffne
Brazil didn't mess up Games, nor did it make most of them
Reuters Sports News / Posted 7 days ago
brutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffney, an Olympic expert and geographer at the University of Zurich who lived in Rio until last year. 'LEGACY' MELTING AWAY The spirit of discontent among some residents... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil didn't mess up Games, nor did it make most of thembrutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffne
Brazil didn't mess up Games, nor did it make most of them
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
brutally obvious Brazil has not resolved its problems," said Christopher Gaffney, an Olympic expert and geographer at the University of Zurich who lived in Rio until last year. 'LEGACY' MELTING AWAY The spirit of discontent among some residents... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sick animals limit disease transmission by isolating themselves from their peersto a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new st
Sick animals limit disease transmission by isolating themselves from their peers
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
to a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new study by evolutionary biologists from the University of Zurich in collaboration with the ETH Zurich. The results can improve models focused on predicting the spread of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Sick animals disconnect from social groups leading to decrease in disease transmission, study showsto a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new st
Sick animals disconnect from social groups leading to decrease in disease transmission, study shows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
to a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new study by evolutionary biologists from the University of Zurich in collaboration with the ETH Zurich. The results can improve models focused on predicting the spread of... Read more
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The Tyee
Dispatch from Rio’s ‘Eviction Museum’centre, international broadcast centre and a hotel. “Pretty sad,” says Christo
Dispatch from Rio’s ‘Eviction Museum’
The Tyee / Posted 10 days ago
centre, international broadcast centre and a hotel. “Pretty sad,” says Christopher Gaffney, a geography professor at the University of Zurich, as he gazes around the site. “This was a really long struggle and the Vila Autodromo was the canary in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Secret US military project hidden under ice sheet for decades will be revealed sooner than expected thanks to climate changecould be fired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Photo / US Army Cold Region
Secret US military project hidden under ice sheet for decades will be revealed sooner than expected thanks to climate change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
could be fired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Photo / US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory via University of Zurich. It seems a story straight from a Cold War thriller - only the case of Camp Century is 100 per cent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Secret US military project hidden under ice sheet for decades will be revealed sooner than expected thanks to climate changecould be fired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Photo / US Army Cold Region
Secret US military project hidden under ice sheet for decades will be revealed sooner than expected thanks to climate change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
could be fired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Photo / US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory via University of Zurich. It seems a story straight from a Cold War thriller - only the case of Camp Century is 100 per cent... Read more
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13d
Perth Now
Secret US military base revealedand Danish governments have not commented on Camp Century.media_cameraThe porta
Secret US military base revealed
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
and Danish governments have not commented on Camp Century.media_cameraThe portal to the camp in northwest Greenland before it was abandoned in 1964. Picture: Image: U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory via University of Zu... Read more
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News.com.au
US military project abandoned in 1960sfired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Picture: Image: U.S. Army Cold Regio
US military project abandoned in 1960s
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
fired from the Arctic during the Cold War. Picture: Image: U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory via University of Zurich. IT SEEMS a story straight from a Cold War thriller — only the case of Camp Century is 100 per cent... Read more
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USA Today
U.S. spends millions to train women police officers worldwideof Virginia and Carmit Segal, an assistant professor for behavioral and labor e
U.S. spends millions to train women police officers worldwide
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
of Virginia and Carmit Segal, an assistant professor for behavioral and labor economics in the economics department at the University of Zurich. In fact, between 1994 and 2004, domestic violence rates in the U.S. dropped 63% — and researchers... Read more
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Swissinfo
What can be done to boost doctors’ numbers?numbers (Zurich and Bern) and other players getting involved (the universities
What can be done to boost doctors’ numbers?
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
numbers (Zurich and Bern) and other players getting involved (the universities of St Gallen and Lucerne). Changes ahead University of Zurich: announced on July 15 - a further 72 places from 2017/8 at Bachelor level; the Masters could later be... Read more
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FOX News
Feeling burned out at work? Study IDs 2 key reasonsto chronic emotional and interpersonal stressors on the job, said Veronika Bran
Feeling burned out at work? Study IDs 2 key reasons
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
to chronic emotional and interpersonal stressors on the job, said Veronika Brandstätter, a professor of psychology at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the lead author of the study published today (Aug. 11) in the journal the Frontiers... Read more
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Psych Central
Mismatch Of Personal Needs, Work Duties Can Fuel Burnoutabout employee mental health, since burnout is essentially an erosion of motiva
Mismatch Of Personal Needs, Work Duties Can Fuel Burnout
Psych Central / Posted 15 days ago
about employee mental health, since burnout is essentially an erosion of motivation.” For the study, researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the University of Leipzig in Germany recruited 97 women and men between 22 and 62... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Burnout caused by mismatch between needs and job demandsfor motive-driven behaviour, is detrimental to psychological and physical well-
Burnout caused by mismatch between needs and job demands
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
for motive-driven behaviour, is detrimental to psychological and physical well-being," said Veronika Brandstatter from University of Zurich. Researchers recruited 97 women and men between 22 and 62 through the Swiss Burnout website, an... Read more
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New Kerala
Mismatch of needs and job demands may cause burnout - newkerala.com #104019is detrimental to psychological and physical well-being," said leading author,
Mismatch of needs and job demands may cause burnout - newkerala.com #104019
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
is detrimental to psychological and physical well-being," said leading author, Veronika Brandstatter, Professor at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. "The same is true for goal-striving that doesn't match a well-developed implicit motive... Read more
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CBS News
The hidden reasons behind job burnoutdisorders, insomnia and depression. The study's lead author, Veronika Brandstä
The hidden reasons behind job burnout
CBS News / Posted 18 days ago
disorders, insomnia and depression. The study's lead author, Veronika Brandstätter, a professor of psychology at the University of Zurich, and colleagues studied 97 women and men ages 22 to 62 whom they identified through the website Swiss... Read more
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The Scientist
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brainover time. “It’s a good start for determining which epigenetic processes occur
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brain
The Scientist / Posted 18 days ago
over time. “It’s a good start for determining which epigenetic processes occur in the brain,” Isabelle Mansuy of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, who was not involved in the work told New Scientist. “I’m hoping these colorful maps let... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Olympics feel far away for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far away for those in the infamous City of God slum
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities,'' said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. ''But none of those materialized.... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities,'' said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. ''But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Boston Globe
For residents of Rio’s slums, Olympic glory feels remotewould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
For residents of Rio’s slums, Olympic glory feels remote
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities,’’ said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. ‘‘But none of those materialized.... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 20 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities," said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. "But none of those materialized.... Read more
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Salon.com
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities,” said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. “But none of those materialized.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slumwould help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other
Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
would help people in the region become tour guides for Rio, just like in other communities,” said Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich researcher who spent six years in Brazil studying urban development. “But none of those materialized.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nervesfor the long-term integrity of the nerves," says Professor Adriano Aguzzi from
Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nerves
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
for the long-term integrity of the nerves," says Professor Adriano Aguzzi from the Neuropathological Institute at the University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich. The present study therefore clears up a question that researchers have... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow diseasedisease. Studying mice and zebrafish, researchers from Washington University S
Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
disease. Studying mice and zebrafish, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Zurich have shown that the proteins -- when properly folded -- play a vital role in nerve cell function by... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Fear and death in the favelas: How the Olympics affect Rio's lower classand then leaving most of the problems of the city unsolved,” said Christopher G
Fear and death in the favelas: How the Olympics affect Rio's lower class
Yahoo Sports / Posted 23 days ago
and then leaving most of the problems of the city unsolved,” said Christopher Gaffney, senior research fellow at the University of Zurich, who lived in Rio for several years. Rio has traditionally had tension between its poorer communities... Read more
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dna
New study reveals that birds can sleep while in flightfound in birds: slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Ratt
New study reveals that birds can sleep while in flight
dna / Posted 23 days ago
found in birds: slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Rattenborg teamed up with Alexei Vyssotski from University of Zurich in Switzerland who developed a small device to measure electroencephalographic changes in brain activity... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Thaw could release radioactive waste buried under Greenland's ice: scientistsnorth-west Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nuc
Thaw could release radioactive waste buried under Greenland's ice: scientists
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
north-west Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement. Staff left fuel and an unknown amount of low-level radioactive coolant there when... Read more
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Reuters
Thaw could release Cold War-era U.S. toxic waste buried under Greenland's iceGreenland in 1959 as part of U.S. research into the feasibility of nuclear miss
Thaw could release Cold War-era U.S. toxic waste buried under Greenland's ice
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
Greenland in 1959 as part of U.S. research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement. Staff left gallons of fuel and an unknown amount of low-level radioactive coolant... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Thaw could release U.S. toxic waste buried under Greenland’s iceGreenland in 1959 as part of U.S. research into the feasibility of nuclear miss
Thaw could release U.S. toxic waste buried under Greenland’s ice
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Greenland in 1959 as part of U.S. research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement. Staff left gallons of fuel and an unknown amount of low-level radioactive coolant... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Rio residents already feeling the squeeze of Olympic trafficcar ownership. “It’s symbolic of the urban bling that Rio has put around its n
Rio residents already feeling the squeeze of Olympic traffic
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
car ownership. “It’s symbolic of the urban bling that Rio has put around its neck,” Christopher Gaffney, a University of Zurich research fellow who studies the impact of major sports events on cities. “This is a farcical project... Read more
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Weekly Times
Thaw could release US toxic wastenorthwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nucl
Thaw could release US toxic waste
Weekly Times / Posted 24 days ago
northwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement on Friday. Staff left gallons of fuel and an unknown amount of low-level... Read more
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Herald Sun
Thaw could release US toxic wastenorthwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nucl
Thaw could release US toxic waste
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
northwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement on Friday. Staff left gallons of fuel and an unknown amount of low-level... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Thaw could release US toxic wastenorthwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nucl
Thaw could release US toxic waste
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
northwest Greenland in 1959 as part of US research into the feasibility of nuclear missile launch sites in the Arctic, the University of Zurich said in a statement on Friday. Staff left gallons of fuel and an unknown amount of low-level... Read more
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