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2010-09-16 20:53:06

In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists led by UC Santa Barbara's David Valentine and Texas A&M University's John Kessler embarked on a research cruise with an urgent mission: determining the fate and impact of hydrocarbon gases escaping from a deep-water oil spill.

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2010-06-22 08:08:38

If concerns for global climate change and ever-increasing costs weren’t enough, the disastrous Gulf oil spill makes an even more compelling case for the development of transportation fuels that are renewable, can be produced in a sustainable fashion, and do not put the environment at risk.

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2010-06-10 09:32:26

Scientists develop faster method for testing soils around oil spills.

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2010-06-03 15:27:36

Two new papers based on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft scrutinize the complex chemical activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.

2010-05-03 15:29:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Research indicates that significant public health impact is not unprecedented from a major oil spill on the water.

2010-01-29 07:00:00

BOGOTA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A.

2010-01-05 08:29:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

2009-12-10 17:05:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plateau Mineral Development, Inc.

2009-08-06 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, Aug.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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