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Rock Type Affects Reach of Injection-Induced Earthquakes

Earthquakes caused by injecting fluids into softer rock travel farther and shake more strongly than those resulting from injections into harder basement rocks. The findings of a new study may prompt a reevaluation of hazard assessments and regulatory approaches.

Ant Movements Can Teach Us  a Lot about Traffic Flow

Observing how fire ants excavate their deep and elaborate subterranean lairs, researchers have gleaned new insights into understanding optimal traffic flow in confined or crowded environments.


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