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4 hrs ago | Universe Today

The Waters Of Mars: New Map Shows Something Unexpected

Where did the water on Mars come from, and where did it go? This plot formed the basis of one of the best Doctor Who episodes of the modern era, but in all seriousness, it is also driving scientists to examine the Red Planet over and over again.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, NASA

8 hrs ago | Government Executive

Why the Government Is Looking for Water Guns This Summer

It's no secret that silver carp jump in response to boat motors, so it was pretty natural -- for federal scientists in La Crosse, Wisconsin, anyway -- to wonder how the highly invasive fish would handle powerful pulses from water guns initially used for seismic surveys.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

12 hrs ago | Science Daily

New compounds that could affect circadian rhythm uncovered in study

A surprising new role has been found for a pair of compounds that have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process, present in most living things, that responds to a 24-hour cycle of light and dark.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Chemistry, Science, Biology

16 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Small earthquake recorded near Jersey CitySmall earthquake recorded...

Small earthquake recorded near Jersey City Scientists report a small earthquake that likely was completely unnoticed was recorded just south of Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, US Geological Survey

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

More California gas stations can provide hydrogen than previously thought

A new study concludes that a number of existing gas stations in California can safely store and dispense hydrogen, suggesting a broader network of hydrogen fueling stations may be within reach.

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Related Topix: Sandia

Science Daily

Stretching forces shaped Jupiter moon's surface, laboratory model suggests

Processes that shaped the ridges and troughs on the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Ganymede are likely similar to tectonic processes seen on Earth, according to a team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Southwest Research Institute, Science / Technology, Space

Chemical and Engineering News

Scripps Faculty Call For Ouster Of CEO Michael Marletta

United in dissent, faculty at biological research powerhouse Scripps Research Institute are reportedly calling for the resignation of the organization's president and CEO, chemist Michael Marletta .

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, University of Southern California, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler County tractor show organizer recovers from heart attack

The good news about the 25th annual Antique Tractor & Engine show, held just south of Montour Falls over the weekend, is that it raised close to $19,000.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Montour Falls, NY, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Elmira, NY, Millport, NY

Channelnewsasia.com

Moderate 5.6 quake hits northern Japan

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of damage, as a powerful typhoon lashed the country's far south.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, World News, Japan

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Calipatria, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning eight miles from Calipatria, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Calipatria, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Brawley, CA, Imperial, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

OpinionFinding peace and stability at Scripps Research Institute

In its nearly 90 years as San Diego's oldest center for medical exploration and investigation, The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has likely never faced such troubles: a $21 million budget deficit, a president desperately searching for institutional partners to help stabilize its financial future, and a faculty in revolt and calling for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Novel Nanoparticle Production Method Could Lead to Better Lights, Lenses, Solar Cells

Sandia National Laboratories has come up with an inexpensive way to synthesize titanium-dioxide nanoparticles and is seeking partners who can demonstrate the process at industrial scale for everything from solar cells to light-emitting diodes .

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Related Topix: Sandia, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

International Business Times

6.9-magnitude Quake Rocks Mexico; 3 Dead, Among Them a Newborn, Injures 32

At least three people have died, among them a newborn boy, after a strong 6.9-magnitude shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday.

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Related Topix: Guatemala, World News, Central America, North America, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science,

KBMT

Video shows near-miss between jets at Barcelona airport

Courtesy NBC News An apparent near-miss between two airliners that resulted in an aborted landing was captured on video at a Spanish airport.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus A340, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Mexico, World News,

Patch.com

Did You Feel the Big Bear Earthquake in L.A. County?

A small earthquake rattled parts of San Bernardino County today, the U.S Geological Survey reported.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, San Bernardino County, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Big Bear Lake, CA

Broward-Palm Beach

Invasive Lizards Immune to Cold Threatening Florida Alligator and Turtle Populations

Meet the newest threat to Florida's face. The Argentine Black and White Tegu Lizard -- native to Argentina and parts of South America -- was found in Florida first back in the early 2000s.

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Related Topix: Florida, University of Florida, US Geological Survey, Hillsborough County, FL

TheCelebrityCafe

Two dead after 6.9 earthquake strikes off Mexican coast

At least two people have died after a powerful earthquake struck off the southern Mexican coast near the border of Guatemala on Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, US Geological Survey

News9 Oklahoma City

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Helena

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was recorded at 2:44 a.m. Its epicenter was located 13 miles northeast of Helena, 22 miles north, northwest of Enid, and 89 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

KMIZ

7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off Mexico

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off Mexico's southern coast near the border with Guatemala, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

The Globe and Mail

Mexico shaken by 7.1-magnitude quake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rattled southern Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science,

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