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May 12, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Amanda Onion
The robotic deep-sea vehicle appears to have imploded under immense ocean pressure.
Jan 6, 2014 10:50 AM ET
Antarctica is a cold, harsh place with vast changing landscapes and uncovered mysteries underneath the ice. Why wouldn't we go there? Trace digs into what researchers are discovering about the ice continent.
Dec 11, 2013 04:35 AM ET
No one (besides Santa, of course) claims ownership over the North Pole ... but that may soon change. Guest Host Annie Gaus tell us which country is making a play for the North Pole and why.
Sep 10, 2011 03:19 PM ET // Sarah Simpson
The wealth of Afghanistan's geologic resources could be double the cost of what the U.S. has spent waging war against terrorists in that country. DNews talks with Said Mirzad of the U.S. Geologic Survey.
Sep 8, 2010 11:15 AM ET // Michael Reilly
A new expedition into Antarctica will investigate how much methane is bubbling from the ocean floor, and whether it will have a significant impact on global climate.
Jul 21, 2010 10:32 AM ET // Zahra Hirji
Hiking enthusiasts are interested in extending the Appalachian Trail along its proper geological trajectory across international boundaries.
Sep 21, 2010 01:29 PM ET // Michael Reilly
For heat-loving microbes, it's a long wait to get warm at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean.
Jun 23, 2010 12:10 AM ET // Michael Reilly
Underground microbes have been found converting waste CO2 and coal into natural gas. Left in the ground, the dirty fossil fuel might be transformed into a source of renewable energy.
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