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Tsunami: Anatomy of a disaster

At two minutes to eight in the morning on Boxing Day 2004, a magnitude 9.3 earthquake ripped apart the seafloor off the coast of northwest Sumatra.

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NASA Satellite Sees Ocean Plants Increase, Coasts Greening

Why is this important? Well, the tiny ocean plants help regulate our atmosphere and the health of our oceans. Phytoplankton produce half of the oxygen generated by plants on Earth. They also can soften the impacts of climate change by absorbing carbon dio

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Scientists isolate tissue from dinosaur fossil

Scientists at North Carolina State University said on Thursday they have succeeded in isolating soft tissue from the femur of a 68-million-year-old dinosaur fossil, challenging the conventional wisdom that soft tissue did not ...

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