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Mercury Found in All Fish Caught in U.S.-Tested Streams
Science & Tech  (tags: u.s., geological, survey, mercury, fish, freshwater, streams, discovery, investigation, science, research, health, habitat, ecosystems, nature, environment, pollution, health, risks, warning, disease, illness, coal, mining, safety, food )

- 2764 days ago -
The U.S. Geological Survey's research marks its most comprehensive examination of mercury contamination in stream fish. The study found that 27% of the fish had mercury levels high enough to exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.
History Made: MESSENGER Orbital Photograph of Mercury
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- 2186 days ago -
After the successful orbital insertion of NASA's MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging) spacecraft on March 17, the much anticipated first photo from Mercury orbit is here. This is a historic photograph of the solar .....
NASA Spacecraft Now Circling Mercury -- a First
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- 2198 days ago -
For the first time, Earth has a regular orbiting eye-in-the-sky spying on the solar system's smallest and strangest planet, Mercury.NASA's spacecraft called Messenger successfully veered into a pinpoint orbit Thursday night after a 6 1/2-year trip and....
It's Official! Water Ice Discovered on Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, science, space, technology, research, scientists, discovery, interesting )

- 1575 days ago -
It's time to add Mercury to the list of worlds where you can go ice-skating. Confirming decades of suspicion, a NASA spacecraft has spotted vast deposits of water ice on the planet closest to the sun.
Vitamin D Not Flu Shots   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Vitamen D, sunlight, winter, sunshine, research, science, health, Mercola, aluminum, formaldehyde, mercury, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prev, i.u. vitamen D, autism )

- 2976 days ago -
A Group Health study found that flu shots do not protect elderly people against developing pneumonia -- the primary cause of death resulting as a complication of the flu.There is some evidence that flu shots cause Alzheimers disease, containing mercury...
Messenger Is Alive and Shooting (Check the Best Photos!)
Science & Tech  (tags: photos, space, mercury, science, discovery )

- 3227 days ago -
Nasa sent Messenger to investigate mercury which is the smallest and densest planet in our solar system. Beside having the oldest surface and being the closest to the sun, Mercury also has the largest daily temperature variations in his surface.
Water Ice And Organic Compounds Discovered On Mercury, Surprises Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, research, space, mercury )

- 1574 days ago -
Even with its incredibly close distance to the Sun, and its extreme heat, the planet Mercury has been found to have water ice in deep craters at its poles. And not just water ice, there is apparently also organic material that has collected there.
Astronomy Picture of the Day - 2008 January 16
Science & Tech  (tags: Messenger Spacecraft, Mercury, astronomy )

- 3355 days ago -
MESSENGER Approaches Mercury -- Credit: MESSENGER Teams, JHU APL, NASA -- Explanation: Two days ago, the MESSENGER spacecraft became only the second in human history to swoop past Mercury
Planet Mercury's Previously Unseen Side
Science & Tech  (tags: news, science, space, Mercury, NASA, research, technology, discovery, future )

- 3354 days ago -
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft captured this image during its closest approach to Mercury. The image reveals a variety of intriguing surface features, including craters as small as 300 yards across.
First Global Map of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, Global Map, research, science, Geophy )

- 2655 days ago -
The first ever global map of Mercury was released here Tuesday at the American Geophysical Union meeting.
Mercury Found To Have Comet-Like Appearance By Satellites Looking At Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Mercury, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

- 2374 days ago -
Scientists from Boston University's Center for Space Physics have reported that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of gas escaping from the planet Mercury.
Tidbinbilla 'in the Right Place' to Receive Mercury Pics - Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: australia, tidbinbilla, canberra, mercury, nasa, planet, space )

- 3353 days ago -
Tidbinbilla space tracking station south of Canberra was in the 'right place at the right time' to receive the first pictures of the planet Mercury from NASA's Messenger spacecraft on Wednesday. Messenger collected data from 200 kilometres above the far

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