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  1. Recent Study: Drill Pipe Market - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | SBWire

    ... in Angola by Statoil ASA (Norway) have increased the expectations of the IOCs. This is also due to the fact that the geology of the Kwanza basin resembles that of the subsea pre-salt formations in offshore Brazil. Thus, it is believed to hold vast ...


  2. Airborne laser technology helping to map New HampshireRead the original story

    21 min ago | Washington Times

    Even though New Hampshire is covered by trees, little details like cellar holes and old stone walls have been recorded with the use of new airborne technology. It's called light detection and ranging - better known as LiDAR - and it's been used to map three-dimensional land surface elevations across the state to help with flood plain information and broadband reach.


  3. Is Geothermal Power Ready to Make Its Debut in Canada?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Electric Energy Online

    In Iceland, geothermal energy supplies about 25 percent of the country's electricity needs. It warms vast greenhouses that extend the growing season to 365 days.


  4. Go figure, UI edition, Nov. 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    UI students chosen in the last six years for a Marshall Scholarship, which covers the cost of graduate study at a university in the United Kingdom. The latest is senior LEAH MATCHETT , of Grand Haven, Mich., a double major in global studies and geology who is planning a career in diplomacy focusing on international security - specifically nuclear nonproliferation.


  5. How does pharmaceutical pollution affect fish?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

    Fish exposed to remnant traces of medicines, including pain relievers, muscle relaxants and antidepressants, grow more slowly and have a harder time escaping predators, say scientists who carefully studied the effects of pharmaceutical pollutants. The study analyzed effects from nine individual pharmaceuticals, as well as varying mixtures of these chemicals, on both juvenile and adult fathead minnows.


  6. 5.5 magnitude quake jolts MyanmarRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nerve News

    A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted western Myanmar on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, which occurred 01.33 a.m. , was centred 52 km northwest of Monywa with a depth of 22.42 km.


  7. Better Batteries To Beat WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery. If batteries can get better, cheaper and store more power safely, then electric cars and solar- or wind- powered homes become more viable -- even on cloudy days or when the wind isn't blowing.


  8. Quantitative electron microprobe mapping of otoliths suggests...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

    ... ). Co-precipitation of Sr2+ and Ba2+ with aragonite by membrane diffusion of CO2 between 10 and 50A C. Chemical Geology 203 , 139151. Elsdon, T. S., Wells, B. K., Campana, S. E., Gillanders, B. M., Jones, C. M., Limburg, K. E., Secor, D. H., ...


  9. Nuclear waste peddlers pushing Yucca MountainRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

    ... 20. The 1982 Nuclear Waste Policy Act set strict licensing standards that must be met for such a site. Yucca Mt.'s geology repeatedly failed to meet these legal requirements, so the specs were repeatedly weakened. In 2010, the Obama Administration ...


  10. It's time for states to manage wolf populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Reflecting the disagreement between courts and the federal government, two groups of scientists weighed in recently on whether gray wolves should be removed from the federal endangered species list, one pro and one con. We have long thought the pro group has it right, and that it's time for the states to take over management of their wolf populations, rather than the federal government.


  11. The Great Thaw: As temperatures rise, the melting of glaciers is acceleratingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The river of ice that hugs Mount Grinnell's high ridges is neither big nor particularly beautiful, but it may be the most accessible glacier in all of North America.


  12. Manganese Carbonate Market for Agrochemicals, Glaze Colorant,...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Manganese carbonate occurs naturally as mineral rhodochrosite. It is available in variety of colors such as pink, red, grey, yellow, and brown.


  13. State power duo inspect Jharia rehab paceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Sunil Kumar Barnwal with SK Satpathy inspect Belgarhia in Dhanbad on Thursday. Picture by Gautam Dey A high-powered team of state government comprising Sunil Kumar Barnwal, secretary to the chief minister, and S.K. Satpathy, secretary of mines and geology department, took stock of the ongoing rehab for Jharia's underground fire-hit people on Thursday.


  14. Moderate earthquake strikes off Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.4 magnitude quake struck at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday and was centered about 170 miles west of Coos Bay and six miles beneath the seabed.


  15. Evergreen Line surprises delay rapid transit to Port Moody and CoquitlamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Georgia Straight

    When Premier Christy Clark christened the Evergreen Line tunnel-boring machine "Alice" on March 7, 2014, she honoured Canada's first female geologist. Alice Wilson's legacy includes the 1947 children's textbook The Earth Beneath Our Feet, but what's going on with the rapid-transit project above and below Port Moody and Coquitlam recalls another Alice-one who fell down another hole in the ground into a bizarre "wonderland".


  16. Chinese rail engineering firm scopes out Ring of Fire proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Ontario Business

    ... arrangements with Golden Share Mining Corp., a Chinese intermediary, which is connected to the Beijing Institute of Geology. "I don't think the Chinese care who ends up being the owner of the railroad. They just want to build it." The province has ...


  17. 12 earthquakes shake near Marston, MO early Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    At least a dozen earthquakes were reported in New Madrid County Mo. on Wednesday, November 25, and while many of the tremors were small in scale the area has a shaky history.


  18. Africa: From Oil Man to Solar Entrepreneur in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    As a young geologist, Jeremy Leggett admits he was "a creature of the oil and gas industry". But he soon grasped that exploitating fossil fuels could spell disaster for the planet's climate.


  19. WANERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    At 7:55 AM, the U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred and was centered 5 miles southeast of a More A INDIANAPOLIS - An attorney for a man convicted of killing a woman and her youngdaughter asked the Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday to WARSAW, Ind. - The 12-year-old boy charged with Assisting a Criminal in thekilling of a Cromwell man admitted to the allegations against himin a More A FORT WAYNE, Ind.


  20. Watch glaciers PULSE as they surge and rise: Time-lapses filmed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Watch glaciers PULSE as they surge and rise: Time-lapses filmed from SPACE show 25 years of changing ice in just one second Given the rise in global temperatures, it would be fair to assume glaciers around the world are melting and retreating, but a series of new GIFs suggests otherwise. A Swiss researcher compiled the clips of glaciers in the Karakoram range using 25 years of Landsat satellite images, and they show many glaciers in the region are actually increasing in size.