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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...up-and-coming geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif. Because he had spent the previous three years...emeritus of the Earthquake Hazards Program at the USGS Menlo Park Science Center.Part of a three-man team of geologists...
Oilers sign 2 from Cal Poly first base, with one start at third base. He handled 24 chances without an error and played summer ball for the Menlo Park Legends, hitting .222 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI. Hoo also stole five bases in six attempts. His...
Sports networking giant and its rival Google Inc.Facebook is holding the event at 10 a.m. (1 p.m. EST) at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. The company has not said what it plans to announce. Last week, it invited bloggers and journalists...
Study looks at thawing permafrost

...nitrogen's effect."It's sort of a flag to look at it and measure it in different environments," she said from Menlo Park, Calif. "As of yet, it looks like a very small amount of N2O goes to the atmosphere in the north, and probably the...

...On Wednesday, Facebook said mobile ads accounted for a whopping 41 percent of its total advertising revenue.The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company's stock jumped $4.48, or 17 percent, to $30.99 in extended trading. The shares had...
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...EZ, shown by John York of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., and a Pyrenean shepherd called Dash, owned by Ashley Deacon of Menlo Park, Calif., rounded out the finalists. They were scored on both accuracy and speed, with the top dog chosen through...
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Putin's Potemkin Games

...absolute power of a grim, murderous ideology sound as innocuous as Thomas Edison fiddling with prototype light bulbs in Menlo Park. When during the ceremony a little girl let go of a red balloon to symbolize the end of communism, Meredith Vieira...
Thunderbolts for Jupiter: Is Mount Redoubt a god or goddess? You be the judge

...knew what all these Kenai area experts were offering was theory, not fact. For instance, at the USGS headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., I picked up a brochure that told me "Vulcano was the chimney of the forge of Vulcan -- the blacksmith of...
Thompson, Torres earn trips to Sydney

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Dolan wants another gold medal. Jenny Thompson wants one of her own. Dara Torres? She'll gladly settle for an improbable trip to Sydney.
Something to talk about

...the tall, smoking mountains, having worked at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, the USGS Earthquake Hazards Team in Menlo Park, Calif., and Katmai National Park before coming to the AVO. In addition to discussing the area's active volcanoes...


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