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Geothermal energy

How to see through rock

It’s costly to drill deep into the ground for thermal energy. So you may want to know what’s going on down there. Mathematicians can help.

Harnessing the heat below

The deeper you drill, the hotter it gets. This video shows an example of how to recover geothermal energy from hot bedrock.

Herpes causes fatal tumours in sea turtles

The herpes virus has long been thought to cause sea turtles to develop fatal tumours. Although the number of the world’s sea turtles developing tumours has been decreasing since the 90s, a new study shows this doesn’t mean that turtles are rid of herpes.