Archive: 07/3/2011

Oil spilled into Yellowstone River in US

An oil pipeline in northwestern US state Montana has ruptured and spilled crude oil into the Yellowstone River, a key tourist attraction in the region that runs through a famed national park, the pipeline ...

dateJul 03, 2011 in Environment
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Milestones in 30-year shuttle program

NASA's space shuttle flights began three decades ago with Columbia and will end this month with the final voyage of Atlantis and the retirement of the fleet. Between, there were triumphs and tragedies.

dateJul 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Climate change threatens endangered freshwater turtle

The Mary river turtle (Elusor macrurus), which is restricted to only one river system in Australia, will suffer from multiple problems if temperatures predicted under climate change are reached, researchers from t ...

dateJul 03, 2011 in Ecology
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