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May 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Nepal only two weeks after a powerful earthquake devastated the region.
Apr 25, 2015 03:30 PM ET // AFP
Saturday's earthquake that hit Nepal has caused widespread devastation in the nation and across neighboring countries, killing over 1,200 people.
Mar 26, 2015 03:28 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The remote but potentially catastrophic risk of a significant quake in Boston has researchers pondering how to protect the city's fragile historic architecture. Continue reading →
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.
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