Leptospirillum could be used to break down large metal waste that has been discarded in Chile's Atacama Desert.
The resident of the host town, Brent Underwood, found sticks of dynamite after exploring a collapsed mine shaft dating back to 1878.
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Plans to propose "safety zones" comes after the president signed an executive order about the "recovery and use of space resources," including from the moon and celestial bodies.
The Trump administration's U.S. Forest Service has allowed Canadian mining company Midas Gold to write their own environmental assessment for a controversial proposed gold mine in Idaho, according to The Associated Press.
Researchers looked at data on over 200,000 adults from the U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Denis Baykov, an employee of the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, was fined the equivalent of $7,000 after being found guilty of violating the secretive lab's computer policies.
Slashing rules may cut costs for industry—but when it shifts the risks to workers and communities, people can pay the price with their health.
The nugget weighed roughly three pounds.
"Jared and Ivanka's landlord—a billionaire from Chile who rents them their mansion in D.C.—will use the Boundary Waters as his toilet," ethics chief Richard Painter tweeted.
According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, West Virginia lost about 0.5 percent of its population between July 2017 and July 2018. The United States, meanwhile, gained about the same percentage of people overall.
The Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone is currently being explored as an area for deep sea mining.
"While the driver was outside of the locomotive, the train commenced to run away," the transport bureau said.
An IT employee at Florida's Department of Citrus was arrested after mining the agency's computers for cryptocurrencies.
Developer Qbix says the Calendar 2 application had two separate security bugs.
Hackers are taking over the processing power of people's phones in order to mine cryptocurrency.
Thousands of websites were compromised to secretly hijack the computers and smartphones of any visitors.
Apparently the moon is made of money, not cheese.
Skylights are just as hot an amenity on the moon as on Earth.
Researchers say it is the latest indication that cryptocurrency is providing North Korea a "financial lifeline."
Projections suggest bitcoin mining will require all of the world's current energy production within three years.