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volcano mantle plume theory wrong
2014-09-10 11:26:57

In the typical textbook picture, volcanoes, such as those that are forming the Hawaiian islands, erupt when magma gushes out as narrow jets from deep inside Earth. But that picture is wrong, according to a new study from researchers at Caltech and the University of Miami in Florida.

2009-04-22 10:20:00

The potential for an outbreak of the phenomenon commonly called "red tide" is expected to be "moderately large" this spring and summer, according to researchers with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and North Carolina State University (NCSU).

2008-09-06 03:00:17

By Mekeel, Tim In York, a Gold's Gym franchisee was looking for a way to return to Lancaster. In Lancaster, the Workouts fitness center's owners were looking for a way to upgrade their facility. Each side has found its answer in the other.

2008-07-15 06:00:30

By Joe Gorden, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 15--HARRISBURG -- In a lengthy meeting on Monday, the state fish and boat commissioners voted to put off an early trout opener in several southwestern counties, but took a key step toward giving bow fishermen additional targets.

2008-04-25 08:25:00

Conditions are ripe for another large bloom in New England waters; weather and current patterns will determine outcome

2005-07-15 09:34:44

The red tide that shut down shellfish beds from Maine to Buzzards Bay is fading, but scientists are worried that the toxic tide could return to coastal waters as soon as this fall.

2005-06-03 07:05:22

One of New England's worst "red tides" in decades continued its southward expansion this week, rounding Cape Cod and forcing the closure of some of the region's most prolific shellfish beds.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.