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2012-08-21 22:25:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The sea holds 4 billion tons of the Earth's uranium, and scientists say they have made advances in finding a way to tap that source. Reporting at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, Robin Rogers, PhD., and colleagues from the University of Alabama, say they are making progress towards the 40-year-old dream of tapping the sea for uranium. The scientists have developed promising...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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