Archive: 05/27/2010

Invisible Oil Plume Detected in Gulf Waters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers aboard the University of South Florida’s R/V Weatherbird II conducting experiments in a previously unexplored region of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have discovered what initial tests show ...

May 27, 2010
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A natural tool to tackle oil spills?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marine bacteria could be the key to cleaning oil spills in the sea, without further damaging the environment by using chemicals, according to microbiologists at Bangor University.

May 27, 2010
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Cars and Sprawl: Chicken or Egg?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It may have taken a major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to direct the general public's attention to automobile use and how it affects everything from the environment to obesity.

May 27, 2010
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Flu doesn't die out, it hides out

Every autumn, as predictably as falling leaves, flu season descends upon us. Every spring, just as predictably, the season comes to a close. This cyclical pattern, common in temperate regions, is well known, but the driving ...

May 27, 2010
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