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Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor

By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.

By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.

earthquake
Seismologists Cleared of Manslaughter
Kerry Grens | Nov 11, 2014 | 1 min read
Six Italian earthquake advisors, charged with manslaughter for not sounding the alarm on a 2009 temblor, had their convictions overturned.
Japan’s Nuclear Reboot Stalled
Bob Grant | Feb 7, 2013 | 2 min read
Regulators are warning that the Asian country’s nuclear power infrastructure may still be vulnerable to earthquakes.
Italian Earthquake Researchers Jailed
Bob Grant | Oct 22, 2012 | 1 min read
Seven people, including four scientists, are sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for failing to adequately assess the earthquake risk prior to a deadly 2009 quake.
Roaches to the Rescue
Elise Andrew | Sep 13, 2012 | 1 min read
Live remote-controlled cockroaches may one day be used to seek out Earthquake victims buried in debris.
Radiation Maps for Japan
Ruth Williams | Nov 14, 2011 | 3 min read
Researchers map the fallout from Fukushima.
Italian scientists on shaky ground
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011 | 1 min read
Italian seismologists are accused of manslaughter after failing to predict an earthquake that killed 309 people near the Italian city of L'Aquila.
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