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Jul 6, 2014 05:47 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new way to predict when rivers are about to flood comes from outer space.
Apr 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Geographic features responsible for biodiversity also shape human languages.
Jan 14, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Discovery News
The effects of mining activity contribute to concerns about a number of prominent waterways.
Nov 27, 2013 10:36 AM ET // Christina Reed
A circle of ice on North Dakota's Sheyenne River is a rare winter spectacle. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2013 08:50 AM ET // Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer
Even though the California Gold Rush took place more than a century ago, it left a toxic legacy of mercury pollution.
Sep 11, 2012 04:23 AM ET // Tim Wall
The force of hurricane Isaac drove the Mississippi backwards for nearly 24 hours.
Oct 21, 2010 04:26 PM ET // Tim Wall
A simple, new hydropower dam offers energy without destructive side effects.