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A Swell New View: Satellites Can Monitor Volcanoes
volcanoes, eruptions, technology
April 19th, 2014
Satellite observations may tie the ground's movement to volcanic eruptions.
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Meteorites Help Reveal How Mars Lost Its Water
Mars, north pole, water, ice
March 28th, 2014
After initial water escaped into space, the rest froze.
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Linguists: New-World Settlers Spent Millennia On Land Bridge
Geographic distribution map of Yeniseian and Na-Dene language, Beringia
March 12th, 2014
Comparing Native American and Siberian languages suggests a 10,000-year stopover.
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Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita Menaces Northern Australia
Tropical Cyclone Ita
April 10th, 2014
A severe tropical cyclone with winds equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane will hit the northeastern coast of Australia tonight.
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Where Do Sea Snakes Go To Drink?
sea snake, water, hydration
March 28th, 2014
The reptile goes thirsty for up to half a year.
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Warm, Wet Climate Likely Helped Genghis Khan Conquer the World
Mongolian man on a horse
March 11th, 2014
The Mongol invasion was probably made possible by an unusual warm, wet spell that carpeted Asia with grass and provided food for the horses and livestock of Genghis Khan's armies.
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Predicting Where Water Will Go In A Hurricane
hurricane flooding, prediction
April 3rd, 2014
A computer model can determine where a hurricane's surge will land.
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Five Ways to Prepare Your Pets for Spring
Buddy the dog playing
March 18th, 2014
With the official start to spring only days away, March 20, 2014, soon temperatures will be warming and outdoor activities will return in full force, bringing forth new threats to household pets.
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Climate Alters Mongolian Past And Present
Mongolian horizon, climate change impact
March 10th, 2014
Tree-ring data sheds light on climate change's historic and modern impact.
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