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Apr 15, 2014 07:17 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
New simulations show up to 70 percent less ground shaking in a major Southern California earthquake than previously thought. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The Polar Star, America's only active polar icebreaker, has been dispatched to Commonwealth Bay Antarctica to free a Russian ship stuck in the ice. How do these huge ships work?
Jan 12, 2012 07:05 AM ET // Sarah Simpson
Two years ago today, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shredded Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. Some aid donations went straight to landfills.
Jun 6, 2012 12:13 PM ET // Sarah Simpson
On June 6, 1912, the world's largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century shocked a small town in Alaska.
Jan 11, 2012 04:59 PM ET // Tim Wall
A pesticide used to help coat corn was found in each sample of dead and dying bees.
Sep 20, 2012 10:35 AM ET // Tim Wall
Employment and wages increase in some sectors during a wildfire, but not enough to undo the social and economic damage a wildfire can cause.
Jan 6, 2012 03:57 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
When a helicopter pilot needed to alert several Mount Rainier campers that a deadly attacker was on the run, he used a low-tech solution: coffee cups.
Aug 14, 2012 09:47 PM ET // Christina Reed
How much damage would quakes like the ones that struck Iran earlier this week inflict on California?
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