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    Something fishy about intersex bass in Chesapeake Bay

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:12am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... are flushed down drains, contaminating water. In rural areas, animal hormones in manure are spread on fields and washed into water by rain. "I think it's a complex mixture ...

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    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... that plugs in to a wall socket. "Most people wouldn't even be able to flush their toilet because urban water supplies largely rely on electric pumps," Nasa said. "According ...

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    Vast ocean trapped under Earth's crust, scientists say

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:24am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Sydney Scientists say reservoir with three times more water than on surface lies within our planet Vast ocean 'trapped under core of earth' If you want to find earth’s vast reservoirs of water, you may have to look beyond the obvious places like the oceans and polar ice caps. Scientists say they have found a vast reservoir of water – enough to fill ...

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    Surge in Oklahoma earthquakes linked to fracking for oil and gas

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Study says pumping waste water from oil and gas production into wells raises seismic activity Oklahoma surge in earthquakes linked to fracking Oklahoma has seen a boom ... Oklahoma was probably caused by activity at a few highly active disposal wells, where waste water from drilling operations- including hydraulic fracturing, or fracking- is forced into deep ...

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    Giant pandas found to have sweet tooth, suggesting they once ate more than bamboo

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:13pm by Reuters

    ... and permitted to drink for five minutes. One was filled with plain water. The other contained water mixed with one of six natural sugars. The pandas liked all the sugar solutions better than plain water, especially fructose and sucrose. The researchers then did the same tests with five artificial sweeteners, but the pandas were far less interested in those. "Giant pandas' ancient ...

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    ‘Ugly’ US$20 diamond reveals proof of water held deep within the earth

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Geologists believe an 'ugly' US$20 stone offers proof that minerals retain liquid up to 660 kilometres beneath the surface of the planet Diamond holds proof of water ... as much water as all the world's oceans put together. The water is not sloshing around inside the planet, but is held fast within minerals in what is known as the earth's transition ...

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    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... The formations were caused by the melting and subsequent refreezing of water at the bottom of the ice sheet, and the scientists said they were initially stunned by the results. "They simply look ...

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    Drug-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery store squid

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... into humans through cross contamination if kitchen surfaces and hands are not properly cleaned. The bacteria found in the squid is a common environmental organism, present in dirt and water ...

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    Antarctic moss regrown after being trapped in ice for 1,500 years

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:08pm by NYT

    ... and 1,697 years old. They also placed sections under growing lamps and misted them with water. Each showed new growth, but at very different rates. "The length of time required before growth ...

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    James Bond drank too much alcohol, say British doctors

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 02:27am by AP

    ... journal BMJ on Thursday. Dr Patrick Davies and colleagues at Nottingham University Hospital analysed 14 James Bond books and documented every drink Bond had. They also noted days when he was unable to drink, such as when he was in hospital, in rehab or imprisoned. The academics found that the spy also known as 007 drank about 92 units of alcohol a week; more than four times the safe ...




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