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December Science Picks—Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
Released: 12/17/2007

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Winter can be cold and dreary...but these hot science leads and festive science facts will warm your readers' hearts! December Science Picks take a look at holiday place names, mysterious mistletoe and the USGS ice core laboratory along with a host of other tips (some timely, some evergreen) on earth and natural science research and investigations. Photos and Web links are available to enhance your story. If you would like to receive Science Picks via e-mail, would like to change the recipient or no longer want to receive it, please e-mail dmakle@usgs.gov.

December Highlights:

  • 58 Frogs-a-Leaping
  • Through Frosty's Eyes—A Look at the Importance of Coal
  • A Chilly Clue to Global Climate Change
  • Deck the Halls with Boughs of...Minerals?
  • A Kiss is Just a Kiss—Mistletoe is So Much More
  • Using Sediment to Determine Contamination
  • Antarctica Awaits
  • Tis the Season...For Holiday Place Names, That Is!
  • Acid Rain Makes Shenandoah Streams Unfavorable to Fish
  • It Takes a Rat to Raise a Joshua Tree
  • From a Distance—For Northeast and Midwest Cause of Nitrate Falling from the Sky Not Local


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