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Long Quest for Ebola Vaccine Slowed by Science, Ethics, Politics

There are no approved vaccines or treatments, but some in development look promising.<p>DALLAS—Ebola vaccines are so effective in monkeys that macaques can be protected or rescued even if they're injected with a hundred times the lethal dose of the Ebola virus after vaccination. But no one knows for …

They're back: 17-year cicadas to swarm from Georgia to New York

HAMDEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Colossal numbers of cicadas, unhurriedly growing underground since 1996, are about to emerge along much of the U.S. East Coast to begin passionately singing and mating as their remarkable life cycle restarts.<p>An adult cicada ovipositing into an apple twig is shown in …

Building a Cheap Greenhouse

I can’t believe I haven’t written about our greenhouse. We’ve been using it for at least a year and a half now, and I’ve been oddly silent about it. …

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12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

<b>12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources</b><p>by <b>Shannon Dauphin</b><p>Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to …

Seismic hazards: Seconds count

The United States should install an earthquake early-warning system now — and before the next big one hits, says Richard Allen.

Ketchup and Baking Soda Volcano

The acetic acid in ketchup reacts with baking soda to produce an extra-special type of lava for a chemical volcano. This non-toxic volcano recipe is …

Is This Undersea Monster Really the World's Largest Volcano?

Scientists announced last week that they'd found the world's largest volcano. But with their discovery buried beneath the ocean, how do we know for sure?<p><b>The announcement last week set off a flurry</b> of news reports with headlines such as "Underwater volcano is Earth's biggest" and "The Largest …

Deadly Pakistan quake may have unleashed a mud volcano : News blog

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Collaboration work takes geologist from volcanoes to Science Gallery - Innovation | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Whether you’re uncovering the secrets of volcanoes or driving new collaborations between scientists and artists, working with people outside your own …

Video: Thermal images of lava spewing from an erupting volcano

A thermal camera standing 250 meters away from an active volcanic vent captured this video of molten lava spewing from Italy’s Stromboli volcano.<p>A …

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Major cities will hit climate 'tipping point' by 2047, study shows

Climate change is poised to usher in "a new normal" where average annual temperatures are concerned — and that normal is going to be a hot one. That's according to new research published in this week's <i>Nature</i>, which warns that regions around the world will soon see temperature increases that have no …

Global warming poses most immediate threat to tropics, study finds

Plant and animal species in the tropics will be forced to cope with temperatures beyond their historical range in perhaps 15 years, a new climate analysis concludes.<p>October 09, 2013|By Neela Banerjee<p>A land iguana in the Galapagos Islands. Such species living near the equator… (Axel Fassio / Getty …

Comet Strike Evidence Found in Tutankamun's Brooch and the Sahara Desert

A comet strike hit the Earth long ago, and evidence has been discovered in Tutankhamun’s brooch by African and international researchers.<p>The comet …

Top 4 keys to mastering moon phases

The most important key is to think of the moon as a world in space, with a day and night side.<p><b>Why does the moon seem to change its shape every night?</b> …

How To Make A Beach Clean Itself

Redirecting runoff underground could make for a much more pleasant day at the beach<p>In 2011, water pollution closed or drove visitors away from U.S. shores on more than 15,000 beach days across the country. In many places, the problem is getting worse. As coastal towns crowd with rooftops and …

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Prehistoric climate shift linked to cosmic impact

A new Dartmouth study links an abrupt global change to a colder, dryer climate 12,900 years ago to the impact of an asteroid or comet in Quebec<p>The …

Japan building mile-long ice wall around Fukushima plant to stop radiation leaks

Japan is set to construct a nearly mile-long ice wall around the Fukushima nuclear plant in an attempt to stop the continuing leak of radioactive water. The plan was first proposed in May, and the Associated Press reports that it's now been adopted. The construction will place a series of thin …

Asteroid crash in Quebec may have caused prehistoric climate change

The cause of a thousand-year cold period that killed off giant ground sloths, mastodons, and sabretooth cats continues to be in contention. While it's long been hypothesized that the major climate shift that occurred around 12,900 years ago was the result of a sudden flood of freshwater into the …

Why It's So Hard To Predict Hurricanes

Our models of where storms are going have gotten much better, but we can't really predict how strong they'll be once they get there.<p>At 6:10am on August 29, 2005, the eye of Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Buras-Triumph, La., going on to devastate much of the Gulf Coast. In a report only a few …

Walking shark discovered in Indonesia

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocks Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Adak, Alaska earlier today (August 30, 2013). No immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. No tsunami …