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The Independent   17 January 2018   Mexico  
<p>A team of divers have discovered what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet in eastern Mexico.</p> <p>By connecting two underwater caverns, the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) project identified the 216 mile (347km) cave after months of exploring ...   05 January 2018   USA   Massachusetts  
<p>Researchers at MIT have developed a process that can produce ultrafine fibers &mdash; whose diameter is measured in nanometers, or billionths of a meter &mdash; that are exceptionally strong and tough.</p> <p>These fibres, which should be inexpensive and ...
Times of Malta   02 January 2018   World  
<p>The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the country&rsquo;s 139 &ldquo;active&rdquo; volcanoes, 18 currently have raised alert levels, signifying higher ...
BGR   19 December 2017   USA   New England  
<p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a volcano there&rsquo;s a number of places you&rsquo;d probably check first, like Hawaii or even Yellowstone National Park, but new data suggests you might want to turn your attention to the northeastern United States. Researchers ...
ZME Science   18 December 2017   Scotland   Isle of Skye  
<p>Geologists exploring the Isle of Skye have uncovered something out of this world: evidence of a meteorite which bombarded Scotland 60 million years ago.</p>
Science Magazine   12 December 2017   China  
<p>Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and—according to The Lancet—it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from ...   23 November 2017   USA   Kentucky  
<p>LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) &mdash; Underground coal mines are tight spaces characterized by limited mobility and visibility. These are factors that cause difficulty for equipment operators and introduce serious risks for workers around haulage vehicles, ...
Symmetry magazine   22 November 2017   World  
<p>For the first time, scientists have measured the rate at which high-energy neutrinos are absorbed by our planet, a development that could lead to discoveries about physics and the Earth.</p>
The construction index   27 October 2017   UK   Edinburgh  
<p>Engineers at Heriot-Watt University have designed a &lsquo;sacrificial device&rsquo; for buildings that absorbs the impact of earthquakes or explosions to prevent or reduce damage.</p> <p>George Vasdravellis, assistant professor in structural engineering ...   25 October 2017   USA   MIT  
<p>Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study.</p> <p>MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing ...