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2010-07-18 08:00:00

Researchers at Monash University and Scripps Institution of Oceanography identify movements of plate and plate boundaries; could substantially improve models of tectonic motion.

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2010-07-15 08:47:49

New detailed observations of what happens when glaciers float on ocean surface.

2010-06-29 12:52:00

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Labor today awarded the San Diego region a $4 million grant to implement new workforce training programs for careers in the emerging biofuels industry.

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2010-05-04 08:09:46

Fulfilling Copenhagen Accord will require variety of efforts ranging from 'Herculean' to the readily actionable, scientists say.

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2010-04-05 13:38:04

NASA, US Navy and university researchers have successfully demonstrated the first robotic underwater vehicle to be powered entirely by natural, renewable, ocean thermal energy.

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2010-03-19 13:11:55

Scientists seize rare opportunity to map one of largest quakes in recorded history.

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2010-03-04 07:50:53

The ongoing El Niño of 2010 is affecting north Pacific Ocean ecosystems in ways that could affect the West Coast fishing industry.

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2010-02-23 08:22:56

Seamount scientists offer new comprehensive view of deep-sea mountains.

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2010-02-21 11:05:50

Protecting vulnerable reproduction sites key to long-term health of fish populations.

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2010-02-12 07:36:03

Depicting a cause-and-effect scenario that spans thousands of miles, a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and his collaborators discovered that ocean waves originating along the Pacific coasts of North and South America impact Antarctic ice shelves and could play a role in their catastrophic collapse.


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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