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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 24, 2011

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August 24, 2011

Daily Roundup: August 24, 2011

Fighting Weather: Researchers found a correlation between El Niño and civil unrest. ScienceNews

Twist of Fate: Seismologists say recent earthquakes in Colorado, Virginia, and California are unrelated. Christian Science Monitor

Mother of Invention: In the wake of the seismic disturbances, the U.S. patent office is asking its Twitter followers to tweet about quake-related products and patents. Los Angeles Times

Who Are You: Experts estimate that 86% of the planet's species are still unknown to science. National Geographic

Walk the Talk: A new technology could use energy generated by walking to power cell phones. CNN

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