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29 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Official at center of Chinese oil purge was a politic businessman

Throughout his career at China's biggest oil producer, Jiang Jiemin was careful to put politics before business, say colleagues who worked closely with the purged executive.

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Related Topix: China National Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Science, World News, China, PetroChina Company

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, Science, Blytheville, AR, Mississippi County, AR, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Seismologists disagree on explanation of Oklahoma's increase in earthquakes

WHAT IS CAUSING OKLAHOMA'S CONSTANT. AND OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY GEOLOGISTS SAYS MOTHER NATURE IS TO BLAME THE NATIONAL EXPERT TELLS KOCO OTHERWISE I AND PAUL FOLGER.

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Related Topix: Science

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Debate continues over cause of Oklahoma quakes

What's causing Oklahoma's constant quakes? An oil and gas industry geologist made the case Wednesday Mother Nature is to blame, but a national expert tells KOCO otherwise.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Science, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Continental Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

The Washington Post

Dinosaur feathers

It's possible that all dinosaurs had feathers. Scientists previously believed that only avian dinosaurs - that is, the direct ancestors of our modern birds - sported feathers along with their scales.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Science / Technology

Reuters

Neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters -study

A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa, according to a government study released on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

North-West Evening Mail

Barrow pupils have a blast with geology project

The seven- and eight-year-olds at Newbarns Primary School, in Barrow, witnessed erupting volcanoes and produced their own ash cloud during a hands-on earth science workshop.

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Related Topix: Science

Hampshire Chronicle

A 1m a year to discuss nuclear waste

Communities could be paid millions of pounds just to consider having a facility to bury nuclear waste in their area, the Government has said.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Science

WorthyNews

Increased Earthquake Risk Along New Madrid Fault, USGS says

The U.S. Geological Survey updated their seismic hazards map last week, and identified states along the New Madrid fault has the potential for larger and more powerful earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Louisville, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Asthama Risk in Kids

A pregnant woman has her blood pressure measured by a paramedic after she and colleagues were evacuated following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Geologist: worldwide seismic uptick responsible for Oklahoma earthquake swarm

A geologist representing the oil and gas industry says his business is not to blame for the uptick in Oklahoma quakes.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Science, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Continental Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

Oil Company Geologist Discusses Oklahoma Earthquakes

While earthquakes jolt Oklahoma, even this morning, one question still lingers... Why? In hopes for an answer, one Oklahoma oil company is now showcasing its findings.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Science, Harrah, OK, Oklahoma City, OK

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Michigan teachers learn a thing or two about the U.P.'s geology

But that didn't stop nine teachers from all around Michigan from expanding their education about geology and natural resources in the U.P., particularly on the subject of mining.

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Related Topix: Science, Michigan

NatureNews

Seven days: 18-24 July 2014

The week in science: Spacecraft chases duck-shaped comet; Darwin's library online; and a new journal for workplace fatigue.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Microsoft, Startups, Agriculture

TrekEarth

Geology.

The beach at Welcombe Mouth is a Geological Conservation Review Site.An exceptional place to visit and view close up the dramatic geology of the N.Devon coast .It was formed 318 million years ago.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oil company geologist to talk Okla. earthquakes

A geologist with one of the country's largest independent oil producers will talk about the recent uptick in earthquake activity in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia prioritizes equitable use of Nile waters - MoWIE - Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:30

Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .

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Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Resource Investing News

CEO John Tait and Senior Geologist Mike Kilbourne on Superior Copper's New Mineralization Zone

Things are certainly looking good for junior miner Superior Copper Corp. . Earlier this month, the company reported that it had discovered a new zone of copper- silver - gold mineralization on its wholly owned Superior Project.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Centerpoint Properties Trust, Science, Quantum, Startups

News9 Oklahoma City

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Langston

The 3.3 magnitude quake struck just after 9 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located three miles to the southwest of Langston, or about 31 miles north, northeast of the Oklahoma City, at a depth of about three miles.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oklahoma City, OK, Science

TrekEarth

Made by Water, Wind and Temperature

Studies suggest that the pinnacles were formed about 60 million years ago during the Paleogene Period.Weathering and earthquakes then shaped them into their present shape.

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