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California's rain deficit during its record-setting drought is about one year's worth of normal rain. →
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
The nation's capital will drop 6 inches in the next 100 years, and coupled with sea-level rise faces a flooding double-whammy.
Cleaning up the dangerously polluted Guanabara Bay in the next year for sailing events is the biggest challenge facing Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers.
The burning of fossil fuels is altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects. Continue reading →
Plants and animals share more in common than we tend to think, with new research finding that both groups respond to stress in similar ways, at least from a biochemical standpoint.
The vessel, found by salvage divers who specialize in unusual finds, dates back to the Czarist era. Continue reading →
The remains of burnt out Iron Age huts in Africa hold clues into understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field and weird magnetic pole reversals. Continue reading →
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