A US Geological Survey (USGS) effort to monitor the impact of climate change on amphibians living in the ponds and swamps of the southeastern United States has discovered that changes in rainfall...
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The weather remains one of those things in life that can’t actually be changed, but being able to predict and track weather is the next best thing.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory has reported that the remote Pavlof Volcano continues to erupt and is now spewing a 60-mile stream of lava, ash and steam 20,000 feet into the sky.
Oxford University researchers developed a painless stimulation technique to boost math ability. The method has been shown to help give people a boost to brain function over the course of a few months, and translates to improved mathematics skills.
Researchers have found that ancient geodynamics elevated segments of ancient shorelines over millions of years. This made the shorelines appear higher now than they originally were millions of years ago.
A new study reveals that the world's collection of small glaciers are contributing just as much to global sea rise as the two massive ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica.
An analysis of thousands of peer-reviewed studies published over more than two decades reveals a growing consensus that climate change is caused by human activity.
Harvard researcher Wim L. Noorduinhas has been growing delicate flower-like crystal structures on the scale of microns in a beaker full of chemical fluid.
Certain assumptions were made by UC Santa Barbara doctoral student Seeta Sistla and her adviser, environmental studies professor Josh Schimel, when they traveled north recently to study the effects of long-term warming on the carbon storage of the Arctic.
Scientists from the Namibian Dolphin project working off the coast of Namibia in southwest Africa have spotted a North Pacific gray whale there, marking the first time the giant mammal has ever been observed south of the equator.
Two fossil discoveries have revealed new details about the evolutionary divergence of apes and Old World monkeys, such as macaques and baboons, according to a report published in the journal Nature.
Swine flu can now officially be considered a misnomer for H1N1, as a team of American and Chilean scientists have identified it in a population of northern elephant seals living off the coast of central California.
Johnny Depp, actor in the upcoming Lone Ranger film, is being immortalized by one scientist who is a big fan of the Hollywood movie star.
For years, scientists have been on the trail of a slippery culprit responsible for a deadly fungus, and they’ve finally found the culprit: the African clawed frog.
A new study has found that both male and female Troodon and Oviraptor dinosaurs shared nesting duties when it came to caring for their young.
City-states in ancient Greece that waited until their own harvest was in before attacking and destroying a rival community’s crops often experienced better long-term success. Ant colonies that show similar selectivity when gathering food have similar results.
Sir Arthur Evans first discovered the 4,000-year-old Palace of Minos on the island of Crete in 1900. The civilization that built this palace was set apart from later Bronze Age Greeks by the artifacts the British archaeologist recovered, leading him to suggest that they were refugees from Northern Egypt.
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Researchers writing in the Royal Meteorological Society publication Weather said forecasting winter weather over Europe has become more difficult over the years.
Scientists have long been baffled by a massive earthquake that struck the western coast of North America in 1700.
According to new research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), average temperatures in central China are 10 to 14 degrees Fahrenheit hotter today than they were during the last ice age 20,000 years ago.
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