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Scientists are developing a "living sensor" that eats hydrocarbons to monitor the country's extensive network of petroleum pipelines.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Scientists discuss the risks and feasibility of using solar geoengineering to cool us off.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Remote 'sentries' could keep watch between inspections.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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