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September 25, 2013

 

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A Tale Of Very Old Water

Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older.

October 19, 2011

 

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Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

August 9, 2011

 

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Methane In Our Water? A Potential Impact Of Hydraulic Fracturing

A study of water quality near hydraulic fracturing drilling sites suggests a correlation between natural gas drilling and methane contamination of water.

February 24, 2011

 

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NASA Scientists Believe Saturn’s Moon Titan May Have Life

Could Titan support life? Scientists hope to learn more about Titan's atmosphere to find out!

September 17, 2010

 

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Decline In Penguin Population Linked To Human Activity

Penguins are being harmed by the changes to the environment.

August 17, 2010

 

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Could Today’s Sewage Be Tomorrow’s Rocket Fuel?

Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!

November 13, 2009

 

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Beer Power

Learn how scientists are recycling brewery waste to create energy.

July 30, 2009

 

Earth's size compared to Titan

Sailing Titan’s Hydrocarbon Seas

Looking for a seaside vacation spot? Consider Saturn's largest moon, Titan. There's no chance of getting sunburned, but you'll want to take a heavy parka...

March 20, 2007

 

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Bioreactor Landfill

Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?

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