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2010-10-21 12:06:49

NSF invites media to participate in a webcast briefing on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 1:00 p.m., EDT Clouds are "the largest source of uncertainty" in projections of climate change, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This uncertainty arises because different types of clouds exert different forces on climate: Some clouds help cool the Earth and some clouds help warm it. So far, no one knows which effect will win out as the climate continues to change. This uncertainty...

2008-08-04 15:00:54

By DIANA GRAETTINGER; OF THE NEWS STAFF CALAIS - It was a life-and-death run Friday as Indian Township ambulance personnel rushed a patient to Calais Regional Hospital through the city's construction zone. That zone can take as long as 30 minutes to navigate because traffic often is backed up on state Route 9 and U.S. Route 1 near the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, where construction on the new bridge is under way. The road is a patchwork of holes and mud. At 10:23 a.m. Calais...

Word of the Day
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'