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last updated 8/21/08

August 21
Beyond the roof of the world

August 15
What's in a planet?

August 13
Fallen Arch

August 8
As games begin, scientists track pollution over Beijing

August 4
Utah reinvents the workweek

July 29
Videocast: Earthquake strikes Los Angeles

July 25
Videocast: A whale of a wind turbine

July 21
Videocast: Dig It! The new Smithsonian Soils Exhibit

July 17
Travels in Geology: Taiwan

July 11
Journey to the Center of the Earth
: Schisty summer fun

July 8
Videocast: Utah mine collapse source of “earthquake"

June 27
Videocast: Save the Robot, Save the World
June 20
Videocast: The nation's ecosystems
June 19
Travels in Geology: Santa Catalina
June 18
Videocast: Platinum from the deep
June 13
Time to build Yucca
June 10
Flood threat averted after China quake
June 6
Temperature drop due to measurement error
June 5
Videocast: Black gold agriculture

May 29
U.S. releases national climate change assessment
May 27
Phoenix lands on Mars, sends back images
May 21
Aftershock warnings continue to shake up China
May 20
Videocast: Is the nitrogen cycle out of whack?
May 14
Travels in Geology: Io: A different kind of hell
May 12
Videocast: Chaitén Eruption
May 12
Quake rocks central China
May 6
Chilean volcanic eruption intensifies
May 1
Politicians seek to curb gas prices

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April 25
Travels in Geology: Climbing Ecuador's volcanoes
April 18
Earthquake wakes up southern Illinois
April 15
Oil prices tied to dollar depreciation
April 15
California's impending "big one"
April 10
Blue skies, red-hot temps in Cretaceous
April 7
Moon rocket's shakes are manageable

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March 21
Early human bipedalism confirmed
March 19
Travels in Geology: John Day, Oregon
March 14
The Grand Canyon's shifting sands

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February 28
Where's the wheat?
February 20
Meteor shocks Pacific Northwest
February 19
Travels in Geology: Abruzzo, Italy
February 8
The Anthropocene: Humans tread heavily
February 6
Tungurahua gets violent
February 6
2009 budget tightens purse strings

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January 25
Travels in Geology: Northern Ireland
January 18
Will the candidates talk science?
January 11
Blues' clues: UV light reveals diamonds’ fingerprints

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December 19
Travels in Geology: The caves hidden beneath Valkenburg
December 18
Congresses passes energy bill

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November 19
Travels in Geology: Copahue: Volcanoes and spas in Patagonia
November 14
Powerful quake rumbles through Chile
November 12
Fires' carbon contribution

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October 25
Travels in Geology: The other Grand Canyon
October 5
Looking deep into the heart of a fault

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September 27
Travels in Geology: Madeira: More than just wine
September 12
Huge quake strikes Indonesia
September 6
Asteroid collision sealed dinosaurs' fate

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August 16
Error in NASA climate data sparks debate
August 16
Death toll climbs after Peru quake
August 8
Quake shakes Jakarta
August 3
Soot warms, not cools the atmosphere
August 1
Cold wars: Russia claims Arctic land

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July 27
Rapid evolution in early trilobites fueled by high variation
July 24
Travels in Geology: Valles Caldera
July 20
Controversy brews over Earth's early years
July 16
Deadly earthquake strikes Japan, damages nuclear power plant
July 5
Live Earth: Researchers rock Antarctica
July 2
Climate kick-started agriculture

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June 22
Senate passes energy bill
June 20
Fill 'er up...with sugar?
June 15
Travels in Geology: Panama
June 7
Snowmelt on the rise in Greenland
June 5
Seismic signature helps reveal nuclear tests
June 1
Amazon emits a lot of methane

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May 25
Chipping away at Kilauea
May 25
Travels in Geology: Drangey Island
May 4
IPCC says climate change mitigation is affordable

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April 30
Sun cycle to flare back up in 2008
April 20
Travels in Geology: Guilin, China
April 16
T. rex tissue yields proteins
April 6
IPCC report warns of economic, health impacts from climate change
April 2
Earthquake and tsunami devastate Solomon Islands

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March 28
OneGeology: A site for all
March 20
Travels in Geology: Joshua Tree Nat'l Park
March 13
Peru's ancient solar observatory
March 6
Deadly quake shakes Sumatra

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February 20
Travels in Geology: Prince Edward Island
February 16
NASA mission to study magnetic storms
February 9
Terrain flat for '08 budget
February 2

Climate report points finger at fossil fuels

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January 29
Anti-icers make airport runoff toxic

January 25
Bush renews call for renewable fuels
January 23
Without a budget, NSF loses
January 17
Travels in Geology: Jerome, Arizona
January 9
Even closer to finding Ithaca

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December 18
Travels in Geology: Dominica: The Caribbean "Nature Island"

December 12
Small nuclear war could pose large climate consequences
December 12
Tsunami risk still high in Sumatra
December 4 updated Dec. 6
Meteorite pre-dates solar system

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November 15
Neanderthal DNA unraveled
November 15 updated Nov. 16
Earthquakes, tsunamis strike Japan
November 14
Travels in Geology: Vieques: Night swimming under a moonless sky
November 10
Ice reveals polar temperature seesaw
November 6
Moon tapes still missing

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October 26
Debate continues over dinosaur demise
October 16
Strong earthquake shakes up Hawaii
October 12
Travels in Geology: Staffa: A medley

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September 29
Opportunity reaches martian crater
September 19
Travels in Geology: Summer roadtrip: A fossil aquarium in Wyoming
September 11
Mayon Volcano eruption slows

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August 25
Hobbit was pygmy, scientists say
August 18
Ecuadorian volcano erupts
August 16
Travels in Geology: Ferrying through the Inside Passage
August 7
BP halts North Slope oil pipeline

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July 31
Titanic methane mystery solved?
July 17
Quake off Java triggers deadly tsunami Updated at 2:30 p.m. ET, July 18
July 14
Travels in Geology: Driving to "West Dakota"
July 5
Shuttle liftoff, despite early snags

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June 28
Travels in Geology: Coastal Maryland
June 26
Confirming a Chinese earthquake prediction
June 15
Ancient bird fossil makes a splash

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May 31
Travels in Geology: Auvergne
May 30
Indonesian quake linked to volcanic activity?
May 19
Hobbit's species status in question
May 15
Indonesian volcano ready to erupt
May 12
Bush to nominate new director for U.S. Geological Survey
May 3
Earthquake sends Tonga trembling

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April 28
Pakistan's wetter weather linked to global warming
April 18
Travels in Geology: San Francisco
April 12
Funding Great Lakes restoration

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March 31
Earthquake jostles Iran
March 24
Closing in on Mars
March 14
Travels in Geology: Cancún and beyond
March 7
Titanic methane mystery solved?

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February 24
Earthquake rocks East Africa
February 15
Travels in Geology: Boston
February 7
Budget blues and bonuses
February 3
Bush addresses alternative energy

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January 30
2005 was warmest year on record
January 17
Stardust landing a smashing success
January 13
Plant methane surprises climate scientists
January 6
Travels in Geology: Belize

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December 23
No lake on Mars?
December 20
Victory for evolution in Dover
December 7
Ice in a martian desert
December 5
Earthquake shakes East Africa Updated at 11:00 a.m., Dec. 6

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November 28
Earthquakes hit China and Iran
November 21
Travels in Geology: Las Vegas
November 18
Bolivian earthquake strikes deep
November 15
Large quake, small tsunami for Japan
November 9
Kansas vote challenges evolution
November 3
Two more moons for Pluto

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October 28
The force behind Wilma
October 21
Evolution battles continue
October 14
Travels in Geology: On Darwin's trail
October 10
Kashmir earthquake
October 7
Greenhouse gases revisited Updated at 10:00 a.m., Oct. 12

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September 26
Rita: Could have been worse Updated at 2:00 p.m., Sept. 27
September 16
Travels in Geology: Mount Rainier
September 9
Katrina strikes the energy sector
September 1
Water covers New Orleans

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August 30
Hurricane Katrina hits hard
August 16
Earthquake shakes Japanese coast
August 16
Travels in Geology: Stone sleuthing in Bulgaria
August 12
Drilling project finds fault
August 8
Hurricane outlook updated
August 4
Shuttle repair rundown Updated at 5:00 p.m., Aug. 4

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July 26
Discovery returns to flight
July 25
Rare 3-D fossil preservation
July 14
Travels in Geology: Seward highway
July 5
Deep Impact strikes back
July 1
Titanic lake?

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June 22
Travels in Geology: Maine
June 17
California earthquake roundup
June 16
Great Salt Lake spiral submerged
June 15
Earthquake spawns tsunami worry
June 14
Quake shakes Chile
June 9
Mexican volcano fires up
June 7
Orbital shuffle for early solar system

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May 27
Style over function for stegosaur spikes
May 19
Saturn's new moon
May 12
Travels in Geology: Cheddar Gorge
May 5
Heat imbalance portends problems

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April 29
Drought in the Horn of Africa
April 20
New seasonal hurricane prediction
April 18
Travels in Geology: Lalibela, Ethiopia
April 15
New evidence for the earliest hominid
April 8
Oil price outlook high

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March 28
Hundreds dead in magnitude-8.7 Sumatra earthquake Updated 9:00 a.m., March 29
March 28
Sumatra seismic risk
March 25
Broken bones yield T. rex tissue
March 17
New Neanderthal knowledge
March 16
Travels in Geology: Hiking Nicaragua's volcanoes
March 10
Revisiting the Lost City

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February 28
Redating the earliest humans
February 22
Earthquake rattles Iran
February 14
Travels in Geology: Glacier National Park
February 9
An austere budget for 2006
February 7
Virtual climate experiment's results

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January 24
TIGER in the Sky
January 14
Huygens touches down on Titan
January 13
Evolution disclaimers unconstitutional
January 13
Bombing a comet
January 11
Travels in Geology: Just what the DR ordered

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December 29
Science on a budget
December 27 updated, Dec. 28
Indonesian quake triggers massive tsunami
December 21
Travels in Geology: Lebanon's limestone
December 17
A Saturnian one-two punch
December 15
Evidence for water on Mars flows correction, Dec. 20
December 6
Yucca on hold

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November 29
Earthquake strikes Indonesia again
November 23
Giving federal science advice
November 17
Travels in Geology: Playing Utah's slots
November 12
More challenges to evolution
November 12
Powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia
November 5
Past warming for the future
November 4
Iceland volcano erupts

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October 27
Volcanic gas and early life
October 25
Deadly quakes shake Japan
October 15
Travels in Geology: Pedaling D.C.'s monuments
Extra: This is Earth Science Week
October 14 Oct. 1 - Oct. 14 updates
Mount St. Helens activity

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September 28
Parkfield finally quakes updated Sept. 29
September 20
Travels in Geology: Central Park
September 16
Ice age insight
September 7
Botched earthquake prediction
September 2
California's lost its Moho

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August 30
Wide-open West
August 20
Tahoe quakes: business as usual?
August 12
Travels in Geology: Roving Oregon's dunes
August 5
Whale-bone-eating worms
August 4
Slow boat to a small planet

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July 30
Congo's illegal uranium mining
July 22
Squishy plates
July 21
Yellowstone mudslides close entrance
July 13
Earthquake rattles Tibet
July 9
Travels in Geology: Virginia's highlands
July 2
Sliding into Saturn

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June 28
Midwest shaking
June 24
Evidence for impact winter
June 22
Travels in Geology: Adventures in Charleston
June 17
To Mars and beyond
June 15
Domed dinos made love not war
June 9
Indonesian volcanoes erupt
June 7
Hazards roundup: Iran and Kilauea

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May 28
New New Madrid findings
May 24
Today's volcano risks
May 17
New centers for ocean and health research
May 12
Travels in Geology: Soaking up Glenwood Springs
May 10
Big impact for a small Moon mineral

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April 30
Early volcanic living?
April 22
Travels in Geology: A Midwest glacial retreat
April 16
EPA announces ozone hotspots
April 6
Powerful earthquake strikes Afghanistan
April 1
Travels in Geology: Red Rock Country

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March 25
Interior back online
March 24
Mars update: Standing water on planet's surface
March 19
Steady water use
March 17
Internet down again for Interior
March 16
Newly sighted planetoid in the solar system
March 8
Dinosaurs found in Antarctica
March 5
Extinction debate continues
March 4
Earth science education in Texas
March 2
Mars update: Planet once drenched in water

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February 24
Earthquake rocks Morocco
February 23
Travels in Geology: Cave crawling in France
February 20
Call for ocean policy overhaul
February 11
Mars update: A pixel at a time
February 10
Evolution on the mind in Georgia
February 6
Irian Jaya quakes
February 4
Homeland security tops Bush budget, again

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January 19
Travels in Geology: America's garden island
January 16
Saltier sea
January 14
Bush retools space program
January 9
Charcoal clues in dinosaur debate
January 6
Mars geologist in action

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December 30
Unnecessary devastation in Iran
December 23
San Simeon earthquake
December 19
Humans impact climate, AGU says
December 16
Travels in Geology: Touring tectonics in Iceland
December 12
A year of global ice observations
December 10
Cascading earthquakes in L.A.
December 4
Ultraslow spreading centers

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November 26
Energy bill locked in Senate
November 21
Mercury transitions in the Everglades
November 14
Meeting updates: particles on Mars and Earth
November 11
Evolution to stay in Texas texts
November 7
Remote mapping in disaster zones

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October 31
Fires rage in California
October 24
Vertebrates and tectonics
October 20
Settlement reached on coal slurry spill
October 10
Hydrocarbon oceans on Titan
October 3
Defined at last: El Niño and La Niña

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September 26
A new era in ocean drilling
September 26
Giant earthquake hits Japan
September 18
Final mission for Galileo
September 13
Evolution debate continues in Texas

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August 28
Climate change report reexamined
August 22
Looking for life in the Atacama Desert
August 19
Fast earthquakes break speed limit
August 14
Greek Islands blasted with strong quakes
August 11
The Hawaiian hotspot debate: an update
August 4
On Exhibit: Gems at the Bruce Museum

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July 25
Lightning implicated in ozone over Africa
July 18
Cooling Mali's volcanism
July 8
NASA's Opportunity finally knocks
July 2
Water flow shapes the Everglades landscape

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June 10
NASA cautiously raises "Spirit" to Mars
June 6
Models of Iraq's toxic plume under fire
June 2
Land use could also affect climate change

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May 23
Death toll approaches 1,500 in Algeria quake
May 16
Debating earthquake safety in America's heartland
May 5
Old Man of the Mountain is down
May 1
Turkey quake kills school children

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April 29
Students scarce for petroleum sector
April 29
Shaking in the South
April 25
Debating the fastest evolution on record
April 18
Microfossil lineages support sloshy snowball Earth
April 11
Watching The Core: A movie review

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March 20
Congress confronts a depleting aquifer
March 14
Pictures of snow from the Red Planet
March 4
Effects of sound on marine mammals still noisy

February 24
Deadly quake hits remote China
February 21
Forecasting hurricane-related disasters
February 21
Barge fire in New York
February 10
Tapping the heat in Japan
February 4
Security, defense top Bush budget proposal

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January 31
Everglades science management under scrutiny
January 24
Arctic bounty of underwater plumes
January 22
Earthquake hits Mexico
January 14
Unknown life at hydrothermal vents
January 13
Polar satellite takes to the sky
January 3
Asbestos under wraps

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December 19
Ohio votes no to Intelligent Design
December 12
Tales from a warming Arctic
December 4
Bush officials weigh climate change options

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November 27
Inspectors armed with geophysics
November 22
Governments agree to stop conflict diamonds
November 15
Plants mop arsenic
November 8
Debating evidence for early life
November 4
Huge Alaska quake making waves
November 1
Natural disasters strike in Italy

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October 24
Beach walk through time
October 18
Dinosaurs were bugged too
October 11
Earthscope closer to a reality
October 4
Seismologist wins 'Genius Grant'

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September 27
Georgia county to teach alternatives to evolution
September 18
Parkfield's questionable stress factor
September 13
El Niño to shape fall and winter weather
September 9
Mountaintop removal project between a rock and a hard place

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August 30
In Memoriam: J. David Love
August 20
Gifts place more core in the public trust
August 15
Floods wreak havoc in Europe
August 9
Congress chastises Bush budget for USGS
August 2
Kilauea's race to the sea
August 1
Proposed Iceland dam generates controversy

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July 26
Senate boosts NSF geoscience funding
July 19
Alaska's melting glaciers
July 11
Senate votes in favor of Yucca Mountain
July 10
A new face for human evolution
July 3
Grounding Antarctic melting

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June 27
Footprints step back bird origins?
June 20
Solar links to climate change
June 13
First on the scene: Asteroid collisions
June 6
New rules endanger GPR

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May 24
Hydrothermal vent anniversary expedition
May 23
Dispute over first rocks fit for life
May 22
In Memoriam: Stephen Jay Gould
May 17
New oil numbers for Alaska
May 14
California Quake: Just a reminder…
May 8
First steps on land
May 3
Satellite to watch soil moisture

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April 19
Superplumes across the mantle
April 16
Deadlines approaching for professional geologists
April 12
Marshlands in danger
April 1
Aftershocks in Taiwan

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March 22
Molar fossil hints at double evolution
March 19
Antarctic ice shelf collapses
March 15
Something in the water
March 6
Powerful quake shakes the Philippines
March 4
$150 million for the geosciences
March 4
*Large earthquake hits Afghanistan
March 1
Tyrannosaurus rex: speed walker not runner

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Feb. 19
Make way for duck-croc
Feb. 16
Bush approves Yucca Mountain as nuclear waste repository
Feb. 8
Olympic earthquake watchers
Feb. 5
Bush budget would reshuffle geoscience
Feb. 4
Confusion corner: Antarctica

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Jan. 30
Impressions of Ancient Jellyfish
Jan. 18
Volcanic crisis in Congo
Jan. 18
Microbes predicted for Mars found on Earth
Jan. 18
DOE to recommend OK of Yucca Mountain site

Jan. 11
Complicating iron in the core
Jan. 11
Rapidly changing climate on Mars

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Dec. 27
Russia propses continental margin extension
Dec. 18
Lighting up the Atmosphere
Dec. 12
*USGS Internet Block Stopped
Dec. 4
New U.S. support for the Law of the Sea
Dec. 3
Seismicity from Sept. 11

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Nov. 21
Poll reveals low public understanding of science
Nov. 15
Genetic sequencing at sea
Nov. 7
Fossil cockroach
Nov. 1
Glimpsing ancient oceans

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Oct. 26
Giant ancient crocodile makes headlines
Oct. 24
Odyssey orbits Mars
Oct. 16
Geologic clues in the war on terrorism
Oct. 12
Dinosaur skulls yield evolutionary clues
Oct. 5
Sniffing out water contamination

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Sept. 20
Commissioning the oceans
Sept. 13
Early Arctic survival
Sept. 8
New directions in inner core research

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Aug. 28
Smithsonian scientists propose changes
Aug. 20
A close look at Io volcanism

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Jul. 25
Meteor explosion?
Jul. 18
Ancient microbes found in 'Lost City'
Jul. 13
Earthquake monitoring network online
Jul. 9
Collapsing mines in France

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Jun. 25
Earthquake hits Peru
Jun. 1
The Moon's last gasps

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Mar. 1
Earthquake shakes Washington and Oregon

Feb. 20
Teens arrested in Dartmouth murders
Feb. 14
Kansas science curriculum to include evol

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Jan. 29
Magnitude-7.9 earthquake hits India
Jan. 23
Sinking the Kursk

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last updated 7/17/08

 


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