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The remnants of grapes grown in southern France during the Roman Empire provide evidence that domestication of the plant proceeded slowly in the region between 50 BC and 500 AD. Continue reading →
A powerful tornado swept through an Oklahoma City suburb, tearing down blocks of homes and at least two schools.
Local residents count the cost after a deadly tornado flattened huge areas of Oklahoma City's suburbs on May 20, 2013.
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 →
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