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Hurricane Raymond
Hurricane Raymond To Whip up Mexico's Coastal Waters To Dangerous Levels
Oct 21, 2013 14:16 PM E
An already devastated southern Mexican coast is bracing for another hit by foul weather -- this time by a hurricane that promises to deliver 120-mile winds and dangerous tides
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Climate Change Will Undermine The World's Oceans By 2100, Says Team Of International Researchers
Oct 15, 2013 22:28 PM E
The world's oceans will be undermined by climate change by 2100, according to a study published in PLoS Biology. A team of 28 international scientists, led by Camilo Mora from the Department of Geography at the University of Hawaii, say that up to 870 million of the world's poorest people who rely on the world's oceans for food and revenue are at risk.
Poop to Power Solar Energy
Poop-Powered Solar Panels Foster A Self-Renewing Hydrogen Energy Source
Oct 12, 2013 11:07 AM E
New device from the University of California Santa Cruz harnesses sun and sewage to produce hydrogen fuel.
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Pipeline Explosion Oklahoma: Cause Of Violent Fireball Unknown [RAW VIDEO]
Oct 09, 2013 17:38 PM E
A pipeline explosion happened Tuesday evening in Oklahoma. No one is injured or killed. See the fireball here.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Mass Dolphin Deaths Caused By Human Activity: How We May Be Compromising Immune Systems Of Marine Mammals
Oct 09, 2013 15:33 PM E
Scientists suspect morbillivirus is the direct cause of the massive number of dolphin deaths over the past few months, yet human activity, including industrial waste, may be compromising their immune systems.
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Tornado Watch NY, NJ, DC: Precautions And Safety Tips [IMAGE]
Oct 07, 2013 13:20 PM E
A tornado warning until 5 p.m. has been issued by the National Weather Service over New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.
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Robotics Company Offers $25K To Whomever Can Build Poacher-Tracking Drone On The Cheap
Oct 06, 2013 13:56 PM E
A robotics company is offering a $25,000 reward – and a 10-day trip to South Africa’s Kruger National Park – to whichever team can develop a poacher-tracking drone with a budget of just $3,000.
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‘Extinct’ Pinocchio Lizard Reemerges In Ecuador’s Cloud Forest [VIDEO]
Oct 06, 2013 12:55 PM E
The Pinocchio lizard, a species of anole lizard previously thought to be extinct, recently made an appearance in the cloud forests of northwest Ecuador.
Rain on a Windshield
Tropical Storm Karen Expected To Hit Gulf Coast Saturday; Louisiana In "State Of Emergency"
Oct 03, 2013 19:23 PM E
A hurricane watch is in effect for parts of Louisiana and the Florida panhandle as Tropical Storm Karen makes its way north from Cuba.
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Traffic Fumes Cause Honeybees To Get Confused
Oct 03, 2013 13:06 PM E
Honeybees rely on their acute sense of smell to navigate the environment and locate flowers for pollen collection. But car exhaust in urban areas is screwing with the bees’ ability to recognize when food is near, according to a new study.
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Endangered Siberian Tiger Making Comeback In China With Human Help
Oct 02, 2013 16:51 PM E
The Siberian tiger appears to be making a comeback in China, where just a few dozen remained in the wild after decades of being hunted. Rigorous conservation efforts there have doubled the tiger population in the country.
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Jellyfish Invade Swedish Nuclear Power Plant, Force Operators To Close Reactor After Filtration System Becomes Clogged
Oct 02, 2013 14:39 PM E
Jellyfish invaded a nuclear power plant in Sweden, clogging one of the reactor’s cooling pipes and forcing the operators to close it down. Scientists warn that clogs like this are becoming more common.
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Asian Giant Hornet Kills 28 In East Asia, Also Spotted In US
Oct 02, 2013 12:02 PM E
Asian giant hornets have killed 28 people in central China and are reportedly breeding in larger numbers this year. Experts say climate change may be responsible for the rise in the number of Asian giant hornets in central China. The hornet has also been spotted in the U.S.
Scientists Create GMO Olive Flies To Protect Spain’s Olives, But Are They Safe?
Oct 01, 2013 11:51 AM E
In an effort to protect Spain’s olives, scientists in the UK have created a species of genetically modified olive flies to kill off the pests. But are they safe?
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