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Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Jul 6, 2014 06:27 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
The ocean could be as salty as the Dead Sea of Israel and Jordan, which has implications for whether life could survive there.
Jan 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
Jan 1, 2014 09:39 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Archaeologists excavated ancient civilizations; rocket scientists explored far-flung corners of the solar system; and physicists peered into the very fabric of reality.
Dec 9, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The site where NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity landed last year contains at least one lake that would have been perfectly suited for colonies of simple, rock-eating microbes found in caves and hydrothermal vents on Earth.
Oct 15, 2013 01:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
How fast can volcanic gases turn a placid lake into an acidic death trap?
Lake Natron in Tanzania is one of the most serene lakes in Africa, but it's also the source of some phantasmagorical photographs.
Sep 19, 2013 11:14 AM ET // Tim Wall
Lake Superior was inferior to an ancient lake in southern Africa. The 35,000 sq. mi. lake once filled in a low-lying section of northern Botswana. Continue reading →
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