Markus Sugimoto

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The Missing Jet Families Are Living in a Special Kind of Hell

For 12 days they waited for news — and finally, a scrap arrived. Families of the mostly Chinese passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have …

Missing MH370: U.S. Asked For 'Specialist Assets' to Aid Hunt

Malaysia will ask Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel for "specialist" help as the search for Flight 370 continues, the country's transport minister said Friday.<p>Hishamuddin Hussein told a news conference in Kuala Lumpur that he would be request “further specialist assets to help with the search and …

Transportation

Lack Of Sleep Kills Brain Cells, New Study Shows

If you’re burning the midnight oil, you may be burning out brain cells, too, new research shows. A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience found that staying awake too long destroys brain cells in mice, and may do the same in humans.<p>It’s the first study to show (if only in animals) …

Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore heads out to sea

After lingering in its birthing bay for nearly six months, an Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore is finally heading out to sea.<p>Strong winds blowing off the continent are pushing the giant floe away from its parent, the giant Pine Island Glacier, and the warming Southern Hemisphere's has melted …

Antarctica

Associated Press News

The Price Of Ignoring Climate Change Is Far Higher Than We Think

In the future, society will have to pay for each puff of carbon emissions emitted today. And the bill from the damages–from rising seas and the spread of diseases–is going to cause sticker shock.<p>Critics of strong national climate change policies often talk about how much taking action costs the …

Japan hit by 6.3-magnitude earthquake

Earthquake off southern Japanese damages buildings and injures at least 17 people but no fatalities reported<p>A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southern Japan early on Friday injuring 17 people as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor.<p>There …

Natural Disasters

Earthquake hits coastal Peru

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck about four miles from the coastal city of Sechura in northern Peru on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>No damage or injuries were reported in the quake, which happened at a depth of six miles.<p>The quake happened in a region that marks the boundary …

To Fix Climate Change, Scientists Turn To Hacking The Earth

In the summer of 2012, a small group of the Haida people, a native community in Canada, had a problem. The salmon they rely on were disappearing. So the Haida took matters into their own hands.<p>They partnered with an American businessman, drew up plans and then took a boat full of iron dust into the …