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2011-04-07 14:11:21

Dr. Howard Osofsky, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, is an author of a review article published in the April 7, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine that urgently calls for the development of protocols to deal with the health effects of disasters – before the next one occurs.

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2011-03-31 13:50:00

The USGS reports that coral living at the site of the busted BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is 2,000-year-old.

2011-03-24 15:01:00

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Canada, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - Rutter Inc. (TSX: RUT), today is announcing an order for its Oil Spill Response Radar (OSSR) with a total value of just under $USD 1,000,000.

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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.

2011-03-10 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of environmental, economic, and social equity organizations today celebrated the news that Reps.

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2011-03-04 19:15:00

Marine scientists are debating whether the 80-plus dead bottlenose dolphins that have washed up along the Gulf Coast since January died from last year's oil spill or of a winter cold snap.

2011-02-18 21:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Black Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Harry C.

2011-02-18 12:33:30

The psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around the areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were directly impacted by the spill, a new study finds.

2011-02-17 21:20:14

Is it true that microbes cleaned up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?

2011-02-17 14:08:50

The explosion and fire on a BP-licensed oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 had huge environmental and economic effects, with millions of gallons of oil leaking into the water for more than five months.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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