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2010-08-16 18:38:49

Rice study: Human activity eclipses Brazos River's native carbon cycle A new study by geochemists at Rice University finds that damming and other human activity has completely obscured the natural carbon dioxide cycle in Texas' longest river, the Brazos. "The natural factors that influence carbon dioxide cycling in the Brazos are fairly obvious, and we expected the radiocarbon signature of the river to reflect those influences," said study co-author Caroline Masiello, assistant professor of...

2007-09-21 21:00:11

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Sep. 21--City leaders for years have touted Lake Brazos as a shining jewel brimming with development potential, a natural wonder that could draw the masses downtown. But lately it has had more closings than openings, the latest casualty being the Brazos Belle riverboat on its west bank. Owner Tony Cain said Thursday that he'll likely file for bankruptcy protection and that he already has closed the boat. He absorbed a $105,000...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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