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1 hr ago | North Denver News

Great Lakes fish killed by lack of Vitamin B1

Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish "alewife" as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology .


Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Immunology, Biology

6 hrs ago | Newsday

New street lights design cuts bills

Lamps in St Helier's Liberation Square are being fitted with light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, which use one third of the energy of conventional bulbs.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

NASA Names Six New Members to Advisory Council

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Aerospace, Space, Boulder, CO


Fire ice: the energy of the future?

The world is addicted to hydrocarbons, and it's easy to see why - cheap, plentiful and easy to mine, they represent an abundant energy source to fuel industrial development the world over.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Norwalk Citizen News

Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

Researchers are making progress toward understanding why some Great Lakes trout die after eating an invasive prey fish called alewife.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey

Science Daily

New technique will accelerate genetic characterization of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis provides fixed carbon and energy for nearly all life on Earth, yet many aspects of this fascinating process remain mysterious.


Related Topix: Carnegie Institution

Science Daily

Wind tunnel tests support improved aerodynamic design of B61-12 bomb

Sandia National Laboratories has finished eight days of testing a full-scale mock unit representing the aerodynamic characteristics of the B61-12 gravity bomb in a wind tunnel.


Related Topix: Sandia, US Military, Arnold Air Force Base, US Air Force

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Muskegon River Flooding Breaks a Record

There are two official points where the U.S. Geological Survey and National Weather Service take measurements on the Muskegon River in West Michigan.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Weather, Evart, MI, Reed City, MI, Osceola County, MI, Newaygo County, MI


Low-Cost, Hydrogen-Powered Forklifts with Rapid Refueling, Zero Emissions Coming Soon

LIVERMORE, Calif.- Zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell systems soon could be powering the forklifts used in warehouses and other industrial settings at lower costs and with faster refueling times than ever before, courtesy of a partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Hawaii Hydrogen Carriers .


Related Topix: Livermore, CA, Sandia

Inside Bay Area

Lady Gaga wastes a lot of water during video shoot

But she is taking some heat for her video for "G.U.Y.", which was shot at Hearst Castle and ended up wasting 356,000 gallons of water during California's worst drought of the past 119 years, according to Radar Online.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Geological Survey, San Simeon, CA

Oregon weather watch: Hailstones, earthquakes and landslides

The New York Times looks back at the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which killed 63 people and was one of the most watched natural disasters, striking as it did during the World Series.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Weather, Deschutes County, OR

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Soledad, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Greenfield, CA, King City, CA


Chemists provide new tool for nanotechnology-modifying the right carbon atom

Advancements targeted to improving medical care continue to provide tools that could advance development of high throughput atomically precise manufacturing.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Scripps Research Institute

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Underwriters Laboratories, UT partner in fire protection engineering

The University of Tennessee's College of Engineering inked its first partnership with Underwriters Laboratories recently, a venture that includes funding for a new professorship and program in fire protection engineering.


Related Topix: Underwriters Laboratories, Sports

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association (NSWCA) Hosts US Geological Survey Office Chief

April 14, 2014 - At a recent meeting held by Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association program Stephen Terracciano spoke about the USGS' mission and latest findings regarding Long Island's water supply.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, The Data Company, Law, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Albertson, NY

News9 Oklahoma City

Earthquake Rattles Near Guthrie Monday Morning

The earthquake's epicenter was located seven miles southwest of Guthrie, nine miles north, northwest of Edmond, and 22 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Guthrie, OK, Edmond, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, US Geological Survey

KONP 1450 Local News

New beaches forming at Elwha mouth

After a dam was removed from the Olympic Peninsula's Elwha River, about 3.3 million cubic yards of sediment from the dam lakes streamed down the river between November 2012 and September 2013, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Applied Clinical Trials

The Scripps Research Institute Announces 'Scripps Advance,' a New Drug Discovery Initiative

"Scripps Advance is a truly novel type of relationship designed to combine the diversity and innovation of academic research enterprises with the expertise, infrastructure and capital of the private sector," said , Ph.D., TSRI's vice president of business development.


Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute


Fresh quakes terrify Solomons victims

A series of powerful earthquakes off the Solomon Islands has sparked panic in evacuation centres filled with victims of an earlier flood, but apparently caused no serious damage, aid workers say.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014


News of the day From Across the Globe, April 14

There were no immediate reports of injuries. The first quake, a magnitude 7.6, hit 200 miles southeast of Honiara on Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai


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