News tagged with surface waters

Iron-loving bacteria a model for Mars life

Single-celled microbes are considered a living example of the kind of life that might exist elsewhere in the Universe, as they are able to survive some of the extreme conditions that exist on other worlds.

dateOct 26, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Temperature difference propels droplets

Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new way of driving fluid droplets across surfaces in a precisely controlled way. The method could open up new possibilities for highly adaptable microfluidic devices, as well ...

dateOct 14, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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What is a hurricane?

The Caribbean's worst storm in nearly a decade, Hurricane Matthew, has already killed at least nine people and was threatening the southeastern US on Wednesday.

dateOct 05, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Taking a fault's temperature

Ever think about taking a fault's temperature? What would you learn? A unique experiment where temperature was continuously measured for nearly a year inside the fault that made the catastrophic 2011 magnitude 9.0 Japan Earthquake ...

dateSep 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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