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Mine disaster: Hundreds of aftershocks

A new University of Utah study has identified hundreds of previously unrecognized small aftershocks that happened after Utah's deadly Crandall Canyon mine collapse in 2007. The aftershocks suggest the collapse was as big ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Tracing an elusive killer parasite in Peru

Despite what Hollywood would have you believe, not all epidemics involve people suffering from zombie-like symptoms--some can only be uncovered through door-to-door epidemiology and advanced mathematics.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Other
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Haiti: Physics of Quakes Past, and Future

( -- The earthquake that struck Haiti took place along what is called a strike-slip fault -- a place where tectonic plates on each side of a fault line are moving horizontally in opposite directions, like hands ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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