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Sinking slabs may set the pace of plate motion
Carbon crystals offer clues to what's brewing beneath Earth's surface
Severe storm mowed down vast swaths of rainforest
Underwater noise could help researchers "see" temperature and ecological changes
Sumatra earthquake's characteristics made widespread coastal disaster inevitable
Accidental find could lead to real-time pictures of solar-wind effects
Model simulates the formation of ship killers
Researchers challenge the idea that a comet wiped out large animals in North America nearly 13,000 years ago
Iron-rich waste helps marine organisms suck carbon from the atmosphere
Study explains curious hole-punch pattern in clouds near airports
"Aurora in a lab" reveals flaws in a 25-year-old standard model
Analysis downgrades the notorious 19th century Midwestern temblors
Undersea volcanoes may have flooded the air with methane and spiked global temperatures
Eyjafjallajökull isn't behaving well, and that could be bad for the island's future
A survey of the ocean's tiniest denizens reveals many more than expected
Research into a 1783 eruption raises concerns that include fluoride poisoning and widespread air pollution
Scientists tie cold winters to decreased solar activity
Autonomous plane doubles the reach of atmospheric scientists
Multicellular creatures have adapted to one of the ocean's harshest environments
Regionally interconnected turbines could supply power for much of the country
Researchers have harnessed the chemical degradation of fossil DNA to determine methylation patterns that may reveal which genes were turned on, or off, in ancient human species.
Soaring cost estimates are jeopardizing the U.S. contribution to ITER, the massive international fusion energy project.
Jennifer Francis has made waves linking the melting Arctic to extreme weather around the world. But a storm of criticism has forced the climate scientist to defend her hypothesis.
A chimeric mouse with a humanized liver offers a novel window into drug toxicity.
A new find from NASA's Kepler orbiting observatory is the first Earth-sized planet to be detected in the habitable zone of a star.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, on mitigating emissions, finds a few glimmers of hope amid gloomy projections.
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