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May 12, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
After Tuesday's magnitude 7.3 earthquake between Kathmandu and Mt. Everest, there are now two aftershock clocks ticking away in Nepal.
May 6, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
A $15 million wind and wave machine is six times larger than any hurricane simulator ever built.
May 6, 2015 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Even as they mourn their dead, the quake-hit villagers of Barpak high in the Nepal Himalayas must make a difficult and dangerous hours-long trek into the valley for tents and supplies.
Apr 30, 2015 10:46 AM ET // AFP
The 15-year-old came across a jar of clarified butter that sustained him until rescuers found him
Apr 29, 2015 02:43 PM ET
On April 25th, 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated the country of Nepal, its death toll reaching over 4,000. So, why was the Nepal Earthquake so deadly?
Apr 28, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Eric Niiler
High-flying drones, geo-mapping and crowd-sourcing work to find victims.
Apr 28, 2015 12:32 PM ET // Discovery News
Though relief efforts were pouring in from around the world, many people in mountainous areas were still without aid
Apr 28, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake brings a risk of disease outbreaks — including measles and diarrheal diseases — among the survivors.
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