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2012-03-05 10:58:28

The exhaust fumes from gasoline vehicles contribute more to the production of a specific type of air pollution-secondary organic aerosols (SOA)-than those from diesel vehicles.

Image 1 - Mountain Hail In Colorado Could Disappear
2012-01-09 04:58:56

Summertime hail could all but disappear from the eastern flank of Colorado's Rocky Mountains by 2070, according to a new modeling study by scientists from NOAA and several other institutions.

2011-10-28 04:20:35

New NSF grants seek to improve predictions of climate change and how it will affect Earth's future.

Image 1 - Emissions From Deepwater Horizon Controlled Burns
2011-09-21 04:14:56

During the 2010 BP/Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill, an estimated one of every 20 barrels of spilled oil was deliberately burned off to reduce the size of surface oil slicks and minimize impacts of oil on sensitive shoreline ecosystems and marine life.

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2011-07-23 05:45:00

Volcanic ash from small-scale eruptions and soot resulting from the burning of fossil fuels may be responsible by slowing the rate of global warming up by to 20-percent.

2011-06-14 13:49:00

LAUREL, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Resources Technology, Inc.

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2011-05-17 07:55:00

Cigarette smoking, forest fires and woodburning can release a chemical that may be at least partly responsible for human health problems related to smoke exposure.

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2011-04-21 06:35:00

Researchers from six countries are in the Arctic studying the potential role that soot, or black carbon, has on the rapidly changing Arctic climate.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'