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09.26.16
Satellites could predict the next human-caused earthquake
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Satellites could predict the next human-caused earthquake

Radar from orbit can track land deformation from injected wastewater, which is known to cause tremors.

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04.22.16
China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locations
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China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locations

The vessels will provide electricity for oil rigs, construction projects and more.

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04.17.16
Study: we can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to
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Study: we can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to

Patterns show that the move to cleaner energy would be quick if there was a concerted effort.

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12.27.15
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
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Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials

Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.

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10.20.15
ICYMI: A cold foam heart, fast oil change invention and more
10.20.15

ICYMI: A cold foam heart, fast oil change invention and more

Getting an oil change is going to change dramatically and more, in today's ICYMI.

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08.03.15
Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers
08.03.15

Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers

injecting glowing oil into cells and then blasting the cells with a laser creates a bunch of tiny, biological lasers.

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