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New seismic phenomenon discovered, named stormquakes
The curious bursts of energy are born from massive storms and can radiate thousands of miles across continents.
15 minutes ago
Earth's magnetic field flips much more frequently than we thought
The planet’s magnetic poles swapped places at an astounding rate about 500 million years ago, which offers clues to core formation and hints at the effects on early life.
15 days ago
Inside the faltering fight against illegal Amazon logging
Our team went on a bust with Brazil's environmental protection agents, struggling within a hostile government to keep deforestation in check.
17 days ago
Fascinating ways animals prepare for fall
Male deer fight for mates, ladybugs stuff themselves silly, the only known "hibernating" bird prepares for its slumber, and more.
19 days ago
Oceans and ice are absorbing the brunt of climate change
The latest report from the IPCC highlights the dramatic toll warming has taken on the world's water.
20 days ago
What are mass extinctions, and what causes them?
In the last 500 million years, life has had to recover from five catastrophic blows. Are humans dealing the planet a sixth?
21 days ago
Something strange is happening to Greenland's ice sheet
What should be like a snowcone is becoming more like a popsicle, speeding up the runoff from the melting ice sheet.
28 days ago
Meet Lori, a tiny dinosaur that may help explain how birds evolved flight
The chicken-size carnivore from the late Jurassic is already ruffling feathers among paleontologists.
3 months ago
Fossil 'sea monster' found in Antarctica was the heaviest of its kind
The 15-ton elasmosaur adds to evidence that a vibrant marine ecosystem existed just before the dinosaur mass extinction.
4 months ago
What jumpstarted Earth's plate tectonics?
New clues point to ancient glaciers. The provocative theory has geologists hotly debating when and why our planet's modern geologic dance kicked into high gear.
4 months ago
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