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What’s The Fate Of Keystone XL’s Crude?

BILLINGS, Mont., Oct. 17 (UPI) — Critics of Canada’s planned Keystone XL pipeline say much of its oil is destined for exports, though a key international trader says that’s not the case. Canadian pipeline TransCanada wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline to carry oil from tar sands projects in Alberta, Canada, to refineries along […]

Is Icelandic Volcano Preparing To Blow?

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Katla, one of the largest volcanoes in Iceland, appears to be preparing for a long overdue eruption, scientists say. The volcano has a history of erupting about twice a century. With its last eruption having come in 1918, 93 years ago, it is well behind schedule. Volcano experts point […]

U.S. Lawmakers Squabble Over Gulf Drilling

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Penalties charged to oil companies working in the United States are minor compared with what their budgets can handle, a U.S. official said in Washington. Officials testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources on the investigation into last year’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Rep. Ed […]

White House Stained By Solyndra Debacle

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Corruption tied to the loan guarantee for bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra goes all the way to the inner circles of the White House, a lawmaker said. California solar panel company Solyndra received a $535 million loan from the U.S. government as part of a federal stimulus initiative meant to […]

Study: Married Cancer Patients Live Longer

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Married patients diagnosed with cancer may live longer than their unmarried counterparts, researchers in Norway say. In a study published in the journal BioMed Central, researchers reported single men who developed cancer were 35 percent more likely to die at a younger age than their married counterparts, a percentage […]

Does Video Game Overload Affect Brain?

LONDON, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Playing video games for hours on end can cause physical changes in children’s brains that lead to attention and behavior problems, a British scientist says. Technology such as video games that have a strong impact on the senses can temporarily or permanently deactivate certain nerve connections in the brain, Susan […]

Possible ‘Super Volcano’ Trigger Described

CORVALLIS, Ore., Oct. 12 (UPI) — A catastrophic so-called super-eruption of a major volcanic system happens about every 100,000 years, and U.S. researchers say they’ve found a possible trigger. Scientists have long considered what could set off such massively destructive events, and researchers from Oregon State University say they think it’s a combination of temperature […]

Stars Cleared ‘Fog’ From Early Universe

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 12 (UPI) — Space between galaxies in the early universe was filled with an opaque fog that may have been cleared away by radiation from massive stars, U.S astronomers say. Astronomers generally have believed early star-forming galaxies could have provided enough of the right kind of high-energy radiation to evaporate the […]

Genome Of Long-Lived Rat Studied

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 12 (UPI) — U.S. researchers say they’ve sequenced the complete genome of the naked mole rat to try to understand the animal’s extraordinarily long life and good health. “If we understand which genes are different or are expressed differently in naked mole rats — compared to short-lived mice that clearly have poor […]

Hastings: U.S. Blocking Gulf Development

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) — The White House is dragging its feet on returning oil production in the Gulf of Mexico to the levels before last year’s oil spill, a lawmaker said. The Republican-led House Natural Resources Committee is examining the economic effects of last year’s moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the Gulf […]

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