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We need to get rid of carbon in the atmosphere, not just reduce emissions

Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests that staying within safe …

New Discovery in Antarctica Suggests Ice Sheets Could Disappear Way Faster Than Previously Thought

Antarctica’s ice may melt faster than previously thought as result of a newly discovered network of lakes and streams that destabilize the …

We’re about to test out hacking the Earth’s climate. That should scare and inspire you.

With the U.S. backsliding on climate progress under President Donald Trump, and scientists issuing increasingly dire warnings about the quickening …

Climate Change

Scientists Have Discovered A 'Missing Element' Hidden Inside Earth's Core

The core is some 3,000km below us.<p>Despite searching into the deep depths of the Universe there are still many things that we don’t understand about …

The Best Weather Photos of 2016

Storm clouds dramatically illuminated by the setting sun on a corn field in Petersdorf, Germany, Aug. 21, 2016.<br>Patrick Pleul—EPA<p>1 of 28<p>From …

The Best iPhone 6 (and 6S) Cases for Every Budget

That iPhone 6s feels nice and sleek in the hand, doesn’t it? And doesn’t it feel good with a dent in the corner and a scratch on the back and — <i>oh,</i> …

14 stunning portraits show the beauty of black-and-white wildlife photography

Stripping away the color from an image can create emotionally charged portraits of wild animals and their environments.<p>When we think of wildlife …

The Everglades Are More Out-Of-This-World Gorgeous Than You Thought

We're starstruck. ✨<p>Florida is known as the place where shuttles launched into space. But the view from the ground is pretty nifty, too.<p>Mark Andrew Thomas is a Florida-based wildlife photographer who grew up near the Everglades, a tropical wilderness of varied ecosystems fed by a slow-moving “river …

China Launches Tiangong-2 Space Lab to Prep for 2020s Space Station

China has launched its second-ever space lab, a key part of the nation's plan to have a permanently staffed space station up and running by the early …

Space Exploration

Storm chaser's time-lapse tornado video is as gorgeous as it is terrifying

Storms chasers are a special breed of people. Upon a storm warning the natural reaction for most of us might be, "ACK, take cover." Not for storms …

7 Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

1 of 9<p>Credit: iStock<p>About 25 percent of people who have lung cancer will show no symptoms before they’re diagnosed. Their cancer often is diagnosed …

Cancer