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An extract from the kava plant can treat people with chronic anxiety.
In the wake of news that Everest's glaciers are shrinking, we also learn that Peru's giant Quelccaya Ice Cap is wasting away, taking along with it a valuable archive of past climate data. Continue reading →
A “devastating” tornado today may have been rated as only “significant” in years past. Continue reading →
Ka-pow! If phytoplankton could make noise, this is what they might sound like off the coast of France this spring. Continue reading →
Using satellite data, scientists might be able to give people faster warning of tsunamis. Continue reading →
Melted snow from the Rocky Mountains supplies drinking water for about 70 million Americans, but a study by the U.S. Geological Survey warns that warmer springs reduced snow cover in the mountains by 20 percent since 1980. Continue reading →
A systematic sampling of lakes around Minnesota turned up a wide variety of chemicals, including DEET, BPA, prescription drugs and cocaine.
Goodbye, glaciers. These rivers of ice are melting worldwide.
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