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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.