Gulf Oil Spill

The Secret Benefits of Germs

Pathogens only make up a fraction of the diversity of germs on Earth and a number of environmental germs have been examined for their financial and environmental benefit. For the most part, these germs are unknown and kept away from the science spotlight.
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BP Wins Huge Settlement

NEW ORLEANS - BP PLC says it will be paid $250 million by the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to halt oil spewing from BP's busted well in the Gulf of Mexico.Under the agreement announced F...