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Arctic Ice Hits Record Low: What Effects Will It Have?
Aug 22, 2012 11:03 AM E
Arctic sea ice typically melts during the summer, but rising temperatures from global warming are bringing the ice to a breaking point.
The sun provides all our energy needs with one hour of energy. Researchers are getting closer to harvesting all that power.
Space Weather: Why NASA Scientists Say Severe Sun Storms Could Destroy Life as We Know It
Aug 16, 2012 14:51 PM E
Due to the incredibly harsh potential strength of upcoming space weather, we may have to start covering our iPhones in sunscreen.
Clean drinking water from rainwater harvesting tank
As Global Water Shortages Go Underground, The Rich And Powerful Snatch Up The Land Above
Aug 15, 2012 16:47 PM E
A new study published in the journal Nature analyzed global water supplies, and mapped out exactly where the world is coming up short. The bad news is that virtually every region of the world is putting unprecedented strain on freshwater aquifers; the underground reservoirs that provide freshwater to billions.
Frisky Sea Turtles
VIDEO: Shattered Nesting Record Shows Sea Turtles Are Getting Friskier Than Ever
Aug 09, 2012 14:39 PM E
It looks like human beings aren't the only ones getting really hot this summer. We're only halfway through the six-month nesting season, and already the sea turtles who make their nests in the Gasparilla Island area have decimated a twenty-five year-old world record.
dolphin
Dolphin Death Due To ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Cold Water And Oil Spill
Jul 23, 2012 09:03 AM E
Dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico were caused by a perfect storm of cold water temperatures coupled with the 2010 BP oil spill, according to a new study, published in the journal PLoS ONE.
Toothbrush
Teach Me How To Brushy: Viral Video Wants To Help Kid’s Teeth [VIDEO]
Jul 20, 2012 10:34 AM E
"Teach Me How To Brushy," the newest viral video taking the internet by storm, aims to help kids grow up with healthy gums and teeth. Set to the tune of Cali Swag District's "Teach Me How to Dougie," the song, created by the Oregon Dental Association, aims to get kids interested in brushing in a new, fun way.
Reef
Coral Reefs Threatened By The ‘Osteoporosis Of The Ocean’
Jul 09, 2012 11:44 AM E
The world's oceans are becoming more acidic and it's posing a real threat to coral reefs
volcano eruption
Small Volcanic Eruptions Can Cool Global Climate
Jul 06, 2012 21:26 PM E
An international research team led by the University of Saskatchewan has discovered that aerosols from relatively small volcanic eruptions can be lifted into the high atmosphere by weather systems such as monsoons, where they can affect global temperatures.
Harpoon
Florida Teen Yasser Lopez Survives Harpoon Through Head
Jun 20, 2012 09:44 AM E
A Florida teenager, 16-year-old Yasser Lopez, is recovering from a freak accident that left him with a 3-foot harpoon sticking out of his head
pitcher plant with ant
Pitcher Plant Uses Raindrops to Trap Insects
Jun 14, 2012 19:18 PM E
A cunning trick of nature traps ants and other insects inside the belly of the carnivorous pitcher plant. And all it takes to get them there is a drop of rain.
Sun
Powerful sun storm creates record-setting solar flare
Jun 12, 2012 20:27 PM E
The sun may seem bright through your own eyes, but it was at its brightest when viewed through NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope a few months ago. During a powerful solar blast on March 7, the solar observatory recorded the highest-energy light ever associated with an eruption from the sun.
woolly mammoth
Woolly mammoth extinction caused by humans and climate change
Jun 12, 2012 17:40 PM E
It took more than just humans to bring giant woolly mammoths to extinction, researchers say. The perfect storm of climate change, human hunters, and shifting habitats led to their demise, according to a new study in Nature Communications.
Hurricane
NASA Drones To Study Hurricanes
Jun 04, 2012 09:35 AM E
NASA will use unmanned drones to study hurricanes
Hurricane
Fewer Storms Forecast for 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Apr 26, 2012 06:17 AM E
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be less active than in recent years with 11 tropical storms, six of which will intensify into hurricanes, U.S. private forecaster Weather Services International said on Wednesday.
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