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Tropical cyclones packing more punch further from the equator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People in heavily populated Pacific and Indian Ocean coastal regions beyond the tropics should take heed, U.S. scientists said on Wednesday, because tropical cyclones increasingly are packing their biggest punch farther from the equator.<p>Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Ita is seen …

An illustrated guide to our collapsing Antarctic glaciers

Structurally critical glaciers from the West Antarctic ice sheet are disappearing way faster than we realized, two teams of scientists recently reported.<p>Their papers—one from NASA and the University of California, Irvine, the other from the University of Washington—both say there’s nothing we can …

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The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

EMC Gives Back

A unified effort can grow social impact exponentially.<p>Water Changes Everything<p>EMC has partnered with charity: water to call attention to one of the …

Join the fight against extreme poverty

Tell Justin Trudeau: Enable every woman to unlock her own potential<p>Girls and women in the world’s poorest countries are being held back from …

The Birthplace of a Women's Education Movement in Zimbabwe

"It was a very long journey,” he said in summation, his hands wrapped around his coffee cup and his tone as if weary at the memory.<p>“Yes. It was a …

How plastic bottles could solve Africa's lighting issues

Despite all the advances in technology, the problem of lighting up rural Africa after darkness falls is still very real. It was this thought that …