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2014-07-21 12:38:01

Every artist has their secret and it turns out Mother Nature is no different. According to a new report in Nature Geoscience, the sandstone arches seen in desert areas around the Western US are created with the help of gravity.

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2011-06-07 08:40:37

Findings could aid in the development of better technologies for hydraulic fracturing and other fluid extraction techniques from the earth.

2009-05-27 08:02:00

Summer Golf Package Offers Value and Luxury ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer vacation travelers are looking for the best value for their dollar.

2009-03-23 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is currently conducting drill programs on three uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin, Canada.


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2005-05-25 18:39:59

Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. Since sandstones often form highly visible cliffs and other rock formations, certain colors of sandstone may be strongly identified with certain regions. For instance, much of the North American West is well-known for its red sandstones. Sandstones are often relatively soft and easy to work which therefore make them a...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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