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  • Cool magma, Mt. Hood and the future of volcano eruption prediction

    Cool magma, Mt. Hood and the future of volcano eruption prediction
    For 100,000 years, a pod of cool magma has been sitting mostly immobile beneath the Mt. Hood volcano. Consider it cold storage. 
  • Genetic GPS? Migrating Chinook salmon use hardwired 'magnetic map'

    Genetic GPS? Migrating Chinook salmon use hardwired 'magnetic map'
    How do young, naive salmon with no migratory experience somehow voyage through vast, shifting ocean waters to wind up at specific feeding grounds that are hundreds, even thousands, of kilometers away from the rivers where they were hatched? It turns out...

    Decline of Earth's top carnivore species damages broader ecosystems

    Decline of Earth's top carnivore species damages broader ecosystems
    Three quarters of the species of top carnivores – lions, wolves, polar bears among them – are steadily declining worldwide, creating a cascade of negative effects that may threaten the planet’s top predator, man, according to a panel...

    Douglas Engelbart dies at age 88; computer visionary

    Douglas Engelbart dies at age 88; computer visionary
    Douglas Carl Engelbart, who in the 1960s envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet, died...

    Doug Engelbart obituary: Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88

    Doug Engelbart obituary: Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88
    SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88. The Computer History Museum, where Engelbart had been a fellow...