Environmental Spotlight

Unconventional Natural Gas Drilling (UNGD) is the process by which millions of gallons of pressurized water are combined with sand, acids, and chemicals and forced into shale rock deep below the earth’s surface to release natural gas.

A fracture is then created by repeatedly forcing fracking water at very high pressures into the underground shale rock until natural gas is released.

It's predicted that nearly 2,250 wells will be in Ohio by 2015.

 

Scientist Spotlight

India, Germany, and Croatia are all places that Dr. Ranjan Deka has studied, taught, and conducted research. Deka’s primary area of interest is in understanding the genetic basis of common diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

Read more about him here... 

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