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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546722/surge-oklahoma-earthquakes-linked-fracking-oil-and-gas
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    More than 100 scientists threaten to boycott 'premature' project to study brain

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:39pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Scientists fear the 10-year, HK$12.6 billion European initiative to create a supercomputer simulation is premature and a waste of resources Threat to boycott 'doomed' human brain project The world's largest project to unravel the mysteries of the human brain has been thrown into crisis with more than 100 leading researchers threatening to boycott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548867/more-100-scientists-threaten-boycott-premature-project-study-brain
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1533108/vast-ocean-trapped-under-core-earth-scientists-say
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534166/nasa-surveys-find-frozen-world-below-ice-sheet-greenland
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531016/drug-resistant-bacteria-found-canadian-grocery-store-squid
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    ‘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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447933/ugly-us20-diamond-reveals-proof-water-held-deep-within-earth
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists search for chickens that like to fry

    Posted May 06th 2014, 08:38pm by NYT

    ... demands so many resources, the only way to reduce greenhouse gases might be to encourage people to eat less meat, they say. The US Department of Agriculture approach to climate change "is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1505977/scientists-search-chickens-fry
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    Vast new freshwater reserves discovered off China, Australia, North America and South Africa

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:38am by AFP

    ... of low-salinity water had been found buried beneath the seabed on continental shelves off Australia, China, North America and South Africa. "The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ... the impact of droughts and continental water shortages." Post said his team's findings were drawn from a review of seafloor water studies carried out for scientific or oil and gas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373840/vast-new-freshwater-reserves-discovered-china-australia-north-america-and
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists try captive approach to fighting invasive lionfish

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:08pm by AP

    ... of the researchers and the director of the University of Florida's School of Natural Resources and Environment. He said the study suggested that sharks and groupers "have the capacity to learn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487234/scientists-try-captive-approach-fighting-invasive-lionfish
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1459870/giant-pandas-found-have-sweet-tooth-suggesting-they-once-ate-more-bamboo

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