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January 8, 2017
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New Bacteria Groups, and Stunning Diversity, Discovered Underground

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley research also provides new clues about the roles of subsurface microbes in globally important cycles One of the most detailed genomic studies of any ecosystem to date has revealed an underground world of stunning microbial … Continue reading

December 30, 2013
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Can We Turn Unwanted Carbon Dioxide Into Electricity?

New power plant design to expand use of geothermal energy in the U.S. Video: Gilley, S., and Bielicki, J (2013). “Geothermal Energy: Enhancing Our Future.” Online video. www.energypathways.org and YouTube. YouTube , 1 Dec. 2013. Web.

November 11, 2013
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Gas Injection Probably Triggered Small Earthquakes Near Snyder, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — A new study correlates a series of small earthquakes near Snyder, Texas between 2006 and 2011 with the underground injection of large volumes of gas, primarily carbon dioxide (CO2) — a finding that is relevant to the process … Continue reading

May 28, 2013
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The New Face of Mining: Women Carving Out a Place in Surging Industry

The UA department of mining and geological engineering, one of only 14 U.S. schools offering mining engineering degrees and only a handful with its own student mine, is dedicated to helping fill the industry pipeline, and that includes ensuring female … Continue reading

July 4, 2012
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New App Keeps Londoners in the Loop about the Tube

A new app for android phones allows Londoners to share their experiences about the London Underground as they travel, and could transform how we use public transport. The new application, called Tube Star, has been developed by researchers at UCL … Continue reading

May 28, 2012
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The Search for Dark Matter Goes Deeper Underground

With LUX ZEPLIN Berkeley Lab researchers seek to increase the sensitivity of LUX, the most sensitive search for dark matter yet, by orders of magnitude Although it’s invisible, dark matter accounts for at least 80 percent of the matter in … Continue reading