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Research projects to prepare ground for carbon storage
New research aims to speed up the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) by studying how carbon dioxide could be stored underground.
In Japan, Cyclists Can Now Store Bikes In Underground Robot Cavern
Prevent your bike from being stolen by keeping it in a batcave basically In most cities, being a cyclist means you will have your vehicle stolen and/or vandalized on a semi-regular basis. That''s just how it works. But in Tokyo, as Danny Choo shows us, your bike actually gets sucked down into an und...
Earthquakes blamed on wastewater injection
By Becky OskinLiveScienceAn ongoing earthquake swarm in New Mexico and Colorado, which includes Colorado''s largest earthquake since 1967, is due to underground wastewater injection, researchers said Friday?at the Seismological Society of America''s annual meeting in Salt Lake City.The earthquakes a...
FOR KIDS: Fungi as carbon keepers
A common type of fungus stores most of a forest floor's carbon underground.
2011 Oklahoma temblor: Wastewater injection spurred biggest earthquake yet, study says
A new study is the latest to tie a string of unusual earthquakes, in this case, in central Oklahoma, to injection of wastewater underground. Researchers now say that the magnitude 5.7 earthquake near Prague, Okla., on Nov. 6, 2011, may also be the largest ever linked to wastewater injection. Felt mo...