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Dec 17, 2014 12:14 PM ET
Volcanoes can wreak havoc with our lives and even take them without warning, but to geologists keen observing how Earth regenerates its crust, they can be as educational as they are scary.
Dec 15, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Dec 10, 2014 06:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Los Angeles considers a solar-powered wireless communication system capable of withstanding the big one. Continue reading →
Dec 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Pacific Ocean, whose waters are heating up due to climate change, may accelerate the problem by releasing millions of tons of methane gas that's stored beneath the ocean floor.
Dec 10, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The buried body of a missing Ecuadoran indigenous leader has been found, shortly before he planned to protest at the UN climate conference in Lima.
Dec 5, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Record heat is magnifying the effects of the state-wide drought, according to climate scientists from the University of Minnesota and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Dec 4, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Engineering methods to cool the climate could rescue humanity from its inability to control greenhouse emissions. That is, if it doesn't make the situation worse.
Dec 2, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The find has shed light on the origins of a plant that traps its food using leaves that act like fly paper.
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