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Robotic boats to travel across Pacific Ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last Thursday, November 17, four unmanned Wave Gliders left the coast of San Francisco and began a 300-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. The vehicles, which are self-propelled and remotely ...

Nov 21, 2011 4.7 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast weblog

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 ...

Jul 03, 2011 not rated yet 7

Hydrocarbons in the deep earth

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new computational study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals how hydrocarbons may be formed from methane in deep Earth at extreme pressures and temper ...

Apr 15, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 9 | with audio podcast

Sugar battles oil spills

The environment has often suffered from the catastrophic effects of an oil spill, the most recent example being the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The search for ways to remove oil from polluted water is ...

Aug 12, 2010 4.9 / 5 (17) 0 | with audio podcast