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Exxon Valdez vs. Deepwater Horizon: Microbes Still Do All The Work

The world watched in horror a year ago as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill spread a dark stain over the Gulf of Mexico.  The media eagerly reported oil and dead animals on the beaches of the southern US, but there … Continue reading

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Radiation…in perspective

In reading a post on the likely fallout from the Fukushima reactors, I was incredibly amused to find this very useful and well-referenced schematic that shows the relative levels of radiation exposure for various activities. It helps to put some of those … Continue reading

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