Browsing the "methane" Tag

Extensive Release of Methane Gas from Arctic Shelf Confirmed

April 22nd, 2010 | by Michael Ricciardi

A research team confirms "extensive out-gassing of methane to the atmosphere" over the Eastern Siberian Arctic Shelf, and confirm its source to be venting from sea-bed sediments. Though acknowledging their findings do not seriously alter climate change predictions, the team also asserts that the sub-sea permafrost layer is failing and advise more urgent investigation


Earth's Biogeochemical Cycles Slipping Into Disarray

August 4th, 2009 | by Ruedigar Matthes

The conductor walks on to the stage and mounts the podium with applause from the crowd. He bows to the audience, then turns to his orchestra and, with one fluid motion pulls music from the vast expanse of silence. Each musician moves, almost mechanically, in perfect time, in perfect concert. The violin section becomes one great body, no longer individual musicians. Together, as one, the orchestra ebbs and flows in crescendo and decrescendo. Melody. Harmony. Symphony


Study Shows Mad Cow Disease Can be Genetic

September 12th, 2008 | by Alex Felsinger

[social_buttons] Previously believed to be a food-borne disease, researchers have discovered that some cows are genetically predisposed to contract bovine [&hellip



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