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International News Archive - January 25, 2012

Tokyo Has Chance of Seeing Magnitude 7 Earthquake In The Near Future

Japan’s capital city, Tokyo, has a high probability of experiencing a magnitude-7 earthquake within just a few years, according to Japanese scientists.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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