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Tuesday March 24, 2015 @03:24PM Better Disaster Shelters than FEMA Trailers (Video)
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:43PM Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:44PM Meet the Carolina Butcher, a 9-Foot Crocodile That Walked On Two Legs
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:29PM Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Chinese Government Takes Down Anti-Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome"
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:16AM El Nino Has Finally Arrived, Far Weaker Than Predicted
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:56AM Methane-Based Life Possible On Titan
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:16PM We Stopped At Two Nuclear Bombs; We Can Stop At Two Degrees.
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:57AM What If We Lost the Sky?
Sunday February 22, 2015 @09:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:14AM Humans' Big Brains Linked To a Small Stretch of DNA
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:01AM Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:29PM Photosynthesizing Sea Slugs Steal Genes From Algae
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:08PM Earth's Libration Visualized For the First Time Above the Moon's Far Side
Sunday February 08, 2015 @11:47AM SpaceX Launch of "GoreSat" Planned For Today, Along With Another Landing Attempt
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:42PM Mystery Ash Clouds Rain In Parts of Washington, Oregon
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:25AM Canadian Climate Scientist Wins Defamation Suit Against National Post
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:46PM "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:36PM Fish Found Living Half a Mile Under Antarctic Ice
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:50PM Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Saturday January 17, 2015 @02:53PM Analysis Suggests Solar System Contains Massive Trans-Neptunian Objects
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:22AM Life In Space, In More Than 12,000 Photos
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:37PM Trees vs. Atmospheric Carbon: A Fight That Makes Sense?
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:19PM What Northern Hemisphere Astronomers Are Missing From the Southern Hemisphere
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:19AM Denmark Makes Claim To North Pole, Based On Undersea Geography
Sunday December 14, 2014 @12:39PM Last Three Years the Quietest For Tornadoes Ever
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:54PM The Shale Boom Won't Stop Climate Change; It Could Make It Worse
Saturday December 13, 2014 @10:25AM Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:54PM Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:33PM U.S. Passenger Vehicle Fleet Dirtier After 2008 Recession
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:15AM The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago
Sunday November 16, 2014 @02:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Friday November 14, 2014 @05:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @01:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @10:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Saturday November 08, 2014 @08:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Monday November 03, 2014 @03:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @12:09PM UN Climate Change Panel: It's Happening, and It's Almost Entirely Man's Fault
Saturday November 01, 2014 @01:44PM Drones Over Greenland Give Insight To Pollution's Effects On Melting
Saturday October 04, 2014 @07:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:21AM 35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Alaska
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:20AM Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:25PM Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon
Friday September 26, 2014 @11:39PM Utilities Should Worry; Rooftop Solar Could Soon Cut Their Profit
Friday September 26, 2014 @10:25PM Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami
Thursday September 25, 2014 @03:39PM Catch Oil Polluters With Open Source Tools Using the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:08PM Solar System's Water Is Older Than the Sun
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:11AM UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:13PM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:23AM Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @06:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:04AM Western US Drought Has Made Earth's Crust Rise
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @07:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:12PM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:06AM Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:27AM Brookings Study Calls Solar, Wind Power the Most Expensive Fossil Alternatives
Sunday August 10, 2014 @08:03PM Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunday August 10, 2014 @03:52PM Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @10:33AM Wyoming's Natural Trap Cave Yields Huge Trove of Animal Remains
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:21AM Man-Made "Dead Zone" In Gulf of Mexico the Size of Connecticut
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:15AM Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:20PM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:35PM Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:36PM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @05:06PM Mapping a Monster Volcano
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:06AM IBM Tries To Forecast and Control Beijing's Air Pollution
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:03AM Ancient Bird With Largest Wingspan Yet Discovered
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:35AM Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:45PM Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Friday June 27, 2014 @04:11PM Half of Germany's Power Supplied By Solar, Briefly
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:22PM Climate Change Prompts Emperor Penguins To Find New Breeding Grounds
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:09PM UK Man Sentenced To 16 Months For Exporting 'E-Waste' Despite 91% Reuse
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:25PM Satellite Swarm Spots North Pole Drift
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:13PM Humans Not Solely To Blame For Passenger Pigeon Extinction
Monday June 16, 2014 @01:36AM Why the Moon's New Birthday Means the Earth Is Older Than We Thought
Saturday June 14, 2014 @02:59PM Study: Deforestation Depletes Fish Stocks
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:05PM NASA Names Gavin Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute For Space Studies
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:46PM Astronomers Solve Puzzle of Mysterious Streaks In Radio Images of the Sky
Friday May 30, 2014 @07:27PM Terran Computational Calendar Introduces Minimonths, Year Bases, and Datemods
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:30AM Should We Eat Invasive Species?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @02:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:11PM Hawaii's Oahu Used To Be a Bigger Island
Friday May 16, 2014 @10:36AM Climate Journal Publishes Referees' Report In Response To "Witch-Hunt" Claims
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:48AM Orca Identified As 103 Years Old
Thursday May 08, 2014 @12:30PM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:21AM Electromagnetic Noise Found To Affect Bird Navigation
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Sunday May 04, 2014 @08:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @04:40PM Finally, Hi-Def Streaming Video of the ISS's View of Earth
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:49AM Let's Call It 'Climate Disruption,' White House Science Adviser Suggests (Again)
Saturday May 03, 2014 @10:57PM How To Find Nearby Dark Skies, No Matter Where You Are
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:07AM Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:13PM Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:46PM Kepler-186f: Most 'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:02PM Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age
Sunday March 23, 2014 @01:09PM IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:05AM Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos'
Friday March 21, 2014 @06:10PM It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:12AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:54AM Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Relaunches As Data Journalism Website
Sunday March 09, 2014 @11:51PM Ice Age Fossils Found During Los Angeles Subway Exploration
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:02AM First Look At the Animals of the New Hebrides Trench
Saturday March 01, 2014 @01:36AM Tim Cook: If You Don't Like Our Energy Policies, Don't Buy Apple Stock
Friday February 28, 2014 @07:35PM Scottish Independence Campaign Battles Over BBC Weather Forecast
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:55AM Pine Forest Vapor Particles Can Limit Climate Change
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:11AM Find Along Chilean Highway Suggests Ancient Mass Stranding of Whales
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:17AM Naming All Lifeforms On Earth With Hash Functions
Monday February 24, 2014 @03:34AM New Interactive Map For Understanding Global Flood Risks
Monday February 24, 2014 @12:41AM Confirmed: Earth's Oldest Rock In Australia
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Friday February 21, 2014 @10:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Friday February 21, 2014 @09:50PM VA Tech Experiment: Polar Vortex May Decimate D.C. Stinkbugs In 2014
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:19AM How Well Do Our Climate Models Match Our Observations?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:01AM Chevron Gives Residents Near Fracking Explosion Free Pizza
Thursday February 13, 2014 @06:09PM Germany's Renewable Plan Faces Popular Resistance
Thursday February 13, 2014 @10:00AM Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:24AM Iconic Predator-Prey Study In Peril
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @04:44AM Oil Companies Secretly Got Paid Twice For Cleaning Up Toxic Fuel Leaks
Monday February 10, 2014 @10:07AM How Russia Transformed a Subtropical Beach Resort To Host the Winter Olympics
Sunday February 09, 2014 @12:26PM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Friday February 07, 2014 @08:01PM GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:13PM Flying Snake Mysteries Revealed
Sunday January 26, 2014 @10:58PM Grand Canyon Is "Frankenstein" of Geologic Formations
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @04:11PM CES 2014: A Bedbug Detector that Looks Interesting but has Detractors (Video)
Sunday January 19, 2014 @05:13PM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:36PM Alleging 'Malpractice' With Climate Skeptic Papers, Publisher Kills Journal
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:58PM The True Color of Ancient Sea Creatures
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Thursday January 02, 2014 @11:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Sunday December 29, 2013 @07:40PM Space Junk or a Meteor? Fireball Lit Up Midwestern Skies
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @04:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:20AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @11:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Monday December 23, 2013 @12:50AM Huge Pool of Ice-Free Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:46PM Enormous Tunneling Machine 'Bertha' Blocked By 'The Object'
Thursday December 12, 2013 @10:14AM Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,000 Times More Powerful Than CO2
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Sunday November 17, 2013 @06:20PM Tremors Mean Antarctic Volcanism May Be Heating Up
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:37AM Comet ISON Nears Date With Sun
Sunday November 17, 2013 @02:06AM Fukushima Disaster Leads Japan To Backpedal On Emissions Pledge
Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:42PM Getting the Dirt On Ancient Life With Coprolites
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Saturday November 16, 2013 @09:53AM Can the US Be Weaned Off Ethanol?
Friday November 15, 2013 @07:11PM Clam That Was Killed Determining Its Age Was Over 100 Years Older Than Estimated
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:19AM Expansion of Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant Suspended
Thursday November 07, 2013 @11:59AM Scientists Says Jellyfish Are Taking Over the Oceans
Sunday November 03, 2013 @09:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @11:46AM 4 Prominent Scientists Say Renewables Aren't Enough, Urge Support For Nuclear
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:21PM Exploiting Tomorrow's Solar Eclipse To Help Understand Sea Levels
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @09:49AM A Year After Sandy, Do You Approach Disaster Differently?
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @09:02AM Nebraska Scientists Refuse To Carry Out Climate Change-Denying Study
Sunday October 20, 2013 @11:24AM Scientists Say Climate Change Is Damaging Iowa Agriculture
Saturday October 19, 2013 @01:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Thursday October 10, 2013 @01:57PM Most Cave Paintings Were Painted By Women, Says Penn State Researcher
Sunday October 06, 2013 @10:53PM Newly Discovered Meltwater Streams Flow Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Friday October 04, 2013 @08:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:17AM Flowering Plants' Roots Pushed Back 100M Years
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:43AM Underwater Sonar Linked To Whale Deaths
Friday September 27, 2013 @06:13PM 'Zombie' Hormone Disruptors Rise From the Dead
Thursday September 26, 2013 @01:06PM Clinton Grants $1 Million To Edible Insect Farmers
Sunday September 22, 2013 @08:28PM Arctic Ice Extent Tops 2012's, But Is 6th Lowest In History
Sunday September 22, 2013 @06:09PM New Species of Legless Lizard Discovered Near LAX Runway
Saturday September 21, 2013 @10:30PM The Good News About Cellphones For Poor Countries
Saturday September 21, 2013 @03:37PM Linking Mass Extinctions To the Sun's Journey In the Milky Way
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:50AM PCBs Cause Birds To Sing a Different Tune
Thursday September 12, 2013 @03:57PM First Gear Mechanism Discovered In Nature
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:55PM Evidence of 100,000-Year-Old Life Found In Antarctic Subglacial Lake
Tuesday September 10, 2013 @12:51PM New X Prize Quest: Sensors To Probe Oceanic Acid Levels
Monday September 09, 2013 @12:13AM Arctic Ice Cap Rebounds From 2012 — But Does That Matter?

It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 B.C. - A.D. 65)

 



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