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Secretary of the Interior Visits Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center

On February 18, Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, and Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Tanya Trujillo, visited Geology, Geophysics...

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U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado School of Mines announce long-term partnership

CSM to be new home of USGS labs, 150 government scientists

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Investigating Lung Disease in Military Veterans

Six years ago, veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan had trouble breathing normally. The list of potential causes that soldiers were exposed to...

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New Uranium Mineral Named for USGS Scientist

Everyone’s seen the news–scientists discover a new species of fly and name it for Beyonce; scientists discover a new species of monkey and auction its...

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Magmas to Metals

No one wants to have an active volcano in their backyard (just ask Dionisio Pulido), but ancient eroded volcanoes can sometimes be literal goldmines...

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How an Electron Microprobe Helps Find Minerals (and Makes Pretty Pictures!)

Today’s high-end electronics increasingly rely on mineral commodities...and research into those mineral commodities is increasingly using high-end...

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