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Offbeat Substance that gives natural gas its smell spills Substance that gives natural gas its smell spills
NorthWestern Energy says about 300 gallons of mercaptan spilled near the company's gas-gathering operation near Cut Bank. Natural gas is naturally odorless, so utilities add the chemical to give the gas its sulfuric smell that alerts people to a leak.
Offbeat Remains of Ice Age infants uncovered in Alaska Remains of Ice Age infants uncovered in Alaska
Researchers have uncovered the remains of two Ice Age infants in Alaska's interior, a discovery archaeologists call the youngest human remains from that era found in northern North America.