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Mega-Canyon Discovered Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

And it's on the same scale as parts of the Grand Canyon!<p>A previously unknown canyon has been discovered in Greenland, hidden beneath the ice. It is at least 750 kilometres long. To put that in perspective, imagine a ten kilometre wide gorge, up to 800 metres deep, running from the Southern coast of …

Scientists find a chasm longer than the Grand Canyon under Greenland's ice sheet

Deep beneath the surface of Greenland's ice sheet lies a chasm half a mile deep and longer than the Grand Canyon. According to a paper published in <i>Science</i>, radar data from NASA's IceBridge project — which measures changes in polar ice from aircraft — has revealed the existence of the …

Why The U.S. Is Building A High-Tech Bubonic Plague Lab In Kazakhstan

When Kazakhstan's Central Reference Laboratory opens in September 2015, the $102-million project laboratory will serve as a Central Asian way station for a global war on dangerous disease.<p>In 1992, Dr. Kanatjan Alibekov, a biologist from the Soviet Union, boarded a flight in Almaty, then …

With Britain Out, Allies Abandon Obama on Syria

Will the U.S. now go it alone in Syria?<p>After the battle to secure a broad international coalition collapsed in disarray, President Obama has …

Cameron forced to rule out British attack on Syria after MPs reject motion

David Cameron indicated on Thursday evening that Britain would not take part in military action against Syria after the British government lost a crucial vote on an already watered-down amendment that was designed to pave the way to intervention in the war-torn country.<p>In a devastating blow to his …