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Oil-sand wastewater triggered large Alberta earthquake

New research reveals wastewater injected underground by fossil fuel operators caused a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in November 2022 in the Peace River area of Alberta’s oil sands region. This is the first study to link seismicity in the area to human activity.

Branches and brackets

Imagining a situation where all the games in the NCAA basketball tournament have to be played sequentially in the same arena, mathematical geneticist Noah Rosenberg asks: In how many possible sequences can these games be played?

How will ChatGPT change the way we think and work?

We need to think about the human aspect of using AI in our everyday lives and how it will influence the ways in which we perceive and interact with one another, says communication scholar Jeff Hancock.