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A massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico just before midnight on Thursday. Stop all nuclear now, start the big shutdown of all reactors. Acidic rain has affects most of the living organisms on earth but sometimes it can also effect some of the non-living things such as buildings and sculptures. Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk.

Milan, Italy: More than one in four of people who work indoors are being exposed to second-hand smoke at work, according to new research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 on Sunday. Radioactive iodine 3 times normal levels in Iitate tapwater, a village 19 miles from Daiichi.

Over 30 years ago, Rensselaer established its field station at a donated property in the town of Bolton Landing. If Daiichi has shown us anything, once a disaster happens, those in charge not only fail to prevent it, but continue failing. The new entombment of Chernobyl has been an extreme 3 year design and engineering challenge for Bechtel and its partners.science in the news

The results suggest that the outer planets of the system might still harbour substantial amounts of water. We see broad East-West stripes, with a few patches of cooler temperatures in the Rocky Mountains, and something unusual going on in coastal California and Oregon.science in the news

Fresh water organisms sometimes aren’t able to survive with the high acidity of the water, which may lead to extinction. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the record for maximum time spent in space by any American astronaut, is set to return to Earth on Saturday, completing a 288-day mission at the International Space Station.science in the news