Fish Creek Road runs along the eastern edge of Estes Park, Colorado – or at least it used to. The recent record rainfall of September 2013 flooded Fish Creek proper, washing away entire segments of the roadway that runs alongside it – more than three miles of roadway, according to
Estes Park in the Wake of the Flood
Friday Science and Environment Round-Up: Week of Oct. 12
It has been another good week for science, notably the fine additions to the exclusive list of Nobel Laureates. In case you missed some of other happenings, Charles Trowbridge lists them for you on the Rhizome blog.
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Go With Your Gut: Probiotics Might Not Be the Right Choice for Everyone
In the right circumstances probiotic supplements can benefit the human gut, but are they they right choice for you?
Betasso Water Treatment Plant Foresees Enough Water this Year, Shortages for 2014
Experts agree that 2012 was one of the hottest and driest years on record, and so far this year there has not been enough precipitation, either fallen or forecasted, to indicate that the situation will improve.
“Not In My Backyard:” the Ongoing Struggle to Store U.S. Nuclear Waste
The nation's growing problem of how to dispose of nuclear waste from power reactors can’t be solved through science alone, according to the co-authors of a new book on high-level nuclear waste.