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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
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @11:23AM California Fights Drought With Data and Psychology, Yielding 5% Usage Reduction
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
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @12:01PM Should Nuclear and Renewable Energy Supporters Stop Fighting?
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:13PM Flying Snake Mysteries Revealed
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @01:31PM What Killed the Great Beasts of North America?
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
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @01:14PM Doomsday Clock Remains at Five Minutes to Midnight
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 @08:49PM Sun Not a Significant Driver of Climate Change
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
Monday November 11, 2013 @09:58PM Desert Farming Experiment Yields Good Initial Results
Saturday November 09, 2013 @09:31PM EPA Makes Most Wood Stoves Illegal
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
Monday October 21, 2013 @08:05AM Ocean Currents Explain Why Northern Hemisphere Is Soggier
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 17, 2013 @05:25PM How Many Tiny Chelyabinsk-Class Asteroids Buzz Earth?
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 19, 2013 @02:18PM Fracked Shale Could Sequester Carbon Dioxide
Monday September 16, 2013 @06:09PM Another Climate-Change Retraction
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?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @03:05PM Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @05:24PM Nuclear Trashmen Profit From Unprecedented US Reactor Shutdowns
Thursday August 29, 2013 @04:55PM Huge Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @09:30AM Gore's Staff Says He Was Misquoted On Hexametric Hurricanes
Sunday August 25, 2013 @05:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Sunday August 25, 2013 @12:52AM This Satellite Could Be Beaming Solar Power Down From Space By 2025
Saturday August 24, 2013 @09:00PM Australian University Unveils New Carbon-Trapping Bricks
Thursday August 22, 2013 @05:11PM For Overstated Claims, Gore, Tesla Upbraided By NWS, NHTSA Respectively
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @01:00PM US States Banned From Exporting Trash To China Are Drowning In Plastic
Thursday August 15, 2013 @07:45AM Moser Lamps Illuminate Homes Without Using Electricity
Sunday August 11, 2013 @07:36PM Chain Reaction Shattered Antarctica's Larson B Ice Shelf
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:04AM NASA Data Suggests Solar Magnetic Field About To Flip
Thursday August 01, 2013 @03:17PM Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @11:42AM What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects?
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Saturday July 27, 2013 @01:10PM Crowdfunded Effort Could Build World's 10th Deepest Diving Submersible
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:40AM Drilling Might Be Getting a Bad Rap For Indonesia's Ongoing "Mud Volcano"
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:18AM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up Non-Obnoxious Outdoor Lighting?
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:18PM Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:17PM Hurricane Sandy a 1-in-700-Year Event Says NASA Study
Monday July 15, 2013 @06:58PM Researchers Discover First Use of Fertilizer
Sunday July 14, 2013 @09:09PM Global Anoxia Ruled Out As Main Culprit In the P-T Extinction
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:02PM When Space Weather Attacks Earth
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @01:00PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free From Antarctica
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @12:57PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free Of Antarctica
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @12:53PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:52AM Lake Vostok Found Teeming With Life
Thursday July 04, 2013 @05:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @08:11PM Launch of India's First Navigation Satellite Successful
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:08PM Google Maps Updated With Skyfall Island Japan Terrain
Monday July 01, 2013 @09:00PM Electric Vehicles Might Not Benefit the Environment After All
Sunday June 30, 2013 @01:31PM Google Street View Backpack Now Available To Volunteers
Sunday June 30, 2013 @09:18AM Voyager 1 Finds Unexpected Wrinkles At the Edge Of the Solar System
Sunday June 30, 2013 @01:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @10:02AM Was That A Tsunami?
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:46AM Obama's Climate Plans Face Long Fight
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:03AM Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
Sunday June 16, 2013 @05:23PM Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle
Thursday June 13, 2013 @01:26PM World Population Could Reach Nearly 11 Billion By 2100
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @09:49AM Pandora's Promise and the Problem of "Solutionism"
Sunday June 09, 2013 @01:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Saturday June 08, 2013 @08:01PM Northern Hemisphere Pollution a Cause of '80s Africa Drought
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @12:51PM Cometary Impacts May Have Provided Key Elements of Life
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:43AM OK City Data Center Built To Withstand Winds Up To 310 MPH, Says Contractor
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:57PM No, the Tesla Model S Doesn't Pollute More Than an SUV
Thursday May 30, 2013 @01:12AM New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @10:28AM Iron From Antarctic Rocks Fuels Algae Growth
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:20AM German Brewers Warn Fracking Could Hurt Beer
Monday May 27, 2013 @06:45PM Multiple Studies Show Used Electronics Exports To Third World Mostly Good
Saturday May 25, 2013 @07:54AM African Soil Mapped For the Very First Time
Thursday May 23, 2013 @01:30PM Main US Weather Satellite Fails As Hurricane Season Looms
Monday May 20, 2013 @10:03AM NWS Announces Big Computer Upgrade
Sunday May 19, 2013 @04:33PM Mice, Newts Retrieved After a Month Orbiting Earth At 345 Miles Up
Saturday May 18, 2013 @05:37PM Data Center Managers Weary of Whittling Cooling Costs
Saturday May 18, 2013 @12:30PM Electronics-Loving 'Crazy Ants' Invading Southern US
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:11PM Geologists In Norway Are Using Drones With Cameras To Hunt For Oil
Thursday May 16, 2013 @12:41PM Water Isolated for Over a Billion Years Found Under Ontario
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @11:56AM Global Warming Shifts the Earth's Poles
Monday May 13, 2013 @12:53PM Carnivorous Plant Ejects Junk DNA
Thursday May 09, 2013 @12:03PM Zoomable World Videos of Satellite Imagery For the Last 29 Years
Sunday May 05, 2013 @09:20AM Observed Atmospheric CO2 Hits 400 Parts Per Million
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @08:30AM EU To Ban Neonicotinoid Insecticides
Monday April 29, 2013 @10:30PM Grocery Delivery Lowers Carbon Dioxide Emissions Over Individual Trips
Friday April 26, 2013 @10:19AM Earth's Core Far Hotter Than Thought
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:08PM Viruses From Sewage Contaminate Deep Well Water
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @08:05AM China Leads in "Clean" Energy Investment
Thursday April 18, 2013 @09:19AM Demand for Kopi Luwak May Be Threatening Wildlife
Thursday April 11, 2013 @03:31PM Iceman Had Bad Teeth
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:09AM Interviews: Ask David Gallo About Ocean Exploration
Thursday April 11, 2013 @08:28AM Iran Plans To Launch an 'Islamic Google Earth'
Thursday April 11, 2013 @07:52AM Giant Dinosaurs Were Fastest Growing Animals Ever
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Friday March 29, 2013 @02:13PM Internet's Energy Needs Growing Faster Than Efficiency Gains
Thursday March 28, 2013 @01:35AM To Prevent Deforestation, Brazilian Supermarkets Ban Amazon Meat
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @10:23AM PlanetIQ's Plan: Swap US Weather Sats For Private Ones
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @08:43AM James Cameron Gives Sub To Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Friday March 22, 2013 @11:31PM Meteor Streaks Over American East Coast
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @12:59PM Evidence For Comet-Borne Microfossils Supports Panspermia
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @08:32AM China Using 'State Secrets' Label To Hide Pollution
Monday March 11, 2013 @06:40PM Nuclear Arms Cuts, Supported By 56% of Americans, Would Make the World Safer
Monday March 11, 2013 @02:36AM Global Warming Has Made the North Greener
Sunday March 10, 2013 @08:38PM SXSW: Al Gore Talks Surveillance Culture, Spider Goats
Wednesday February 27, 2013 @10:46AM NOAA Report: World Labor Capacity Dropping Because of Increased Temperatures
Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:57PM New Process Takes Energy From Coal Without Burning It
Saturday February 16, 2013 @01:33PM Residents Report Bright Streak Over Bay Area Friday Evening
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Friday February 15, 2013 @06:52PM Russian Meteor Largest In a Century
Thursday February 14, 2013 @09:25AM NASA: Huge Freshwater Loss In the Middle East
Sunday February 10, 2013 @03:37PM Should the Start of Chinese New Year Be a Federal Holiday?
Sunday February 10, 2013 @03:30PM Over the Antarctic, the Smallest Ozone Hole In a Decade
Friday February 08, 2013 @08:38PM In 2011, Fracking Was #2 In Causing Greenhouse Gas In US
Friday February 08, 2013 @07:17PM Ancestor of All Placental Mammals Revealed
Friday February 08, 2013 @08:27AM No Transmitting Aliens Detected In Kepler SETI Search
Thursday January 31, 2013 @09:26AM Oil Detection Methods Miss Important Class of Chemicals
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:12AM Microbes Survive, and Maybe Thrive, High In the Atmosphere
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:10AM Mutations Helped Humans Survive Siberian Winters
Monday January 28, 2013 @06:54AM Cities' Heat Can Affect Temperatures 1000+ Miles Away
Sunday January 27, 2013 @10:34AM Norwegian Study: Global Warming Less Severe Than Feared
Sunday January 27, 2013 @04:11AM With MS Research Help, UN Attempts To Model All of Earth's Ecosystems
Saturday January 26, 2013 @10:51PM Dung Beetles Navigate By the Milky Way; Pigeons Tune In To Magnetism
Saturday January 26, 2013 @04:15AM In Brazil, Trees To Call For Help If Illegally Felled
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @08:56AM Earth May Have Been Hit By a Gamma-Ray Burst In 775 AD
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @01:38PM The World Remains Five Minutes From Midnight
Friday January 11, 2013 @11:01PM Carrion Flies Used To Find New Species

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