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The 5.4 magnitude earthquake suggests that even small volumes of water can trigger large events.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Ambitious plan aims to keep waste out of rivers without massive new pipes.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Genetically modified yeast with basil and mint genes added gives beer a hoppy flavor without the need to add the actual flowers.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Fish expend energy metabolizing drugs and personal products in fresh water.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Green plant could help clean up heavy metal contamination at industrial sites.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Researchers use computer simulations to learn how water forms different kinds of ice.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Mountains and forested slopes surround cloudy blue water of a reservoir

People who eat fish from glacial meltwater may be at risk from persistent organic pollutants produced in the 20th century.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Morning light over the city skyline of Copenhagen with a power plant in the background.

Sediment core from a Copenhagen lake tells the story of the Industrial Revolution.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Rainstorms deposit sediment that hampers the effects of sunlight on lakes and rivers.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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