CowboyNeal from the heart-of-the-matter dept.
iandoh writes "Cool research: Geologists at Stanford University and the US Geological Survey have drilled a 2.5 mile deep borehole into the San Andreas fault. They've extracted over one ton of rock from 2 miles down, and they'll be installing sensors down the length of the borehole."
The rate at which a disease spreads through a corn field is a precise
measurement of the speed of blight.