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Science News Archive - January 10, 2010

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A strong earthquake off the coast of Northern California left thousands without power and was felt as far away as Oregon and central California.

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Case study: Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System detected 98 percent of tagged fish.

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A study by the University of Exeter provides the first evidence that coral reefs can recover from the devastating effects of climate change.

In an important first for a promising new technology, scientists have used a quantum computer to calculate the precise energy of molecular hydrogen.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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