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LAND-BASED CO2 COULD BE STORED SUBSEA

Statoil has been contracted by Gassnova to evaluate the development of a carbon storage facility on the Norwegian continental shelf for CO2 generated by land-based industry.  The storage project is part of Norwegian authorities’ efforts to develop full-scale carbon capture and storage in Norway. If it goes ahead, it would …

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THE PANAMA CANAL’S CAUTIONARY TALE

Construction of the Panama Canal, 1913. By Jonathan E. Hillman President Trump’s exchange with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama sparked a social media maelstrom last week. “The Panama Canal is doing quite well. I think we did a good job building it, right?” Trump remarked during a meeting at the White House. …

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WHY DO MEN HAVE NIPPLES?

It’s a question that’s been bothering humans for centuries, even before the theory of evolution was first conceived. Why do men and other male mammals have nipples if they don’t feed their young? What’s the point? “I have received more than a dozen requests to explain how evolution could possibly …

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