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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.