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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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NOAA Puts Oil Spill Data on One Site
14 June 2010 3:20 pm
Nearly 2 months after the 20 April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling platform triggered the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. government has finally provided scientists and the public with an online map featuring much of its data on the disaster. The site layers dozens of data sets over a Google maps rendering of the Gulf of Mexico, showing everything from the spill's projected area to the locations of stranded turtles. The Web site was created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
For more on the gulf oil spill, see our full coverage.