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Crystal Composition Could Predict Volcanic Eruptions
2012-05-26 05:03:51

By studying crystals formed in volcanic rock, experts may be able to predict an impending eruption up to a year in advance, researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered.

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2008-08-21 15:50:00

The Chinese government has blocked iTune's music store after more than 40 Olympic athletes downloaded a pro-Tibet album from the site.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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