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Study finds that fracking contaminated a water supply

New research by Rob Jackson implicates fracking in the contamination of drinking water in Pavillion, Wyoming.

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Feeding the future

Planting cover crops at the Stanford Educational Farm

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Stop Attacking Scientists for Reporting the Truth on Climate Change

In a new op-ed, Chris Field and AAAS CEO Rush Holt says that attacks on the integrity of climate scientists are red herrings that distract Americans from the imminent threat of a rapidly warming world.

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Failed Risk Analysis that Felled Fukushima

It’s been five years since a 2011 earthquake hit Japan, including a devastating tsunami that led to the meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant. So, where stands the aftermath of the power plant disaster? Has the crisis subsided?

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What makes the ground suddenly pop?

A geological feature in Michigan's wooded Upper Peninsula has scientists scratching their heads. Geophysics professor Norm Sleep offers his insights into what happened.

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Human-triggered quakes can be stopped, says expert

Earthquakes triggered by oil and gas activity can be stopped if states work to get ahead of the problem, said Stanford Earth's Mark Zoback during a presentation at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Cartooning the AGU Fall Meeting

Stanford University’s Miles Traer explains how he cartoons about the science at the AGU Fall Meeting.

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Rodney Ewing Awarded Campbell, Roebling and IMA Medals

Rod Ewing has been honored with three prestigious awards in the geological and mineralogical sciences.

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