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Forecast data model warns you of tornadoes hours in advance

Meteorologists usually only issue warnings for tornadoes when they're imminent, which gives you precious little time to take cover -- the American average is just 13 minutes. ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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Scientists consider the possibility of adding aerosols or modifying clouds to slow global warming

(Phys.org)—Scientists looking at alternative approaches to staving off global warming have published two Perspective pieces in the journal Science. In the first, Ulrike Niemeier and Simone Tilmes ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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NC island's mysterious birth appears on NASA satellite images

NASA has released satellite images that show North Carolina's newly formed Shelly Island was born in November.

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Sparkling springs aid quest for underground heat energy sources

Analysis of natural sparkling mineral water has given scientists valuable clues on how to locate hot water springs - potential sources of sustainable, clean energy.

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers

Small mountain glaciers play a big role in recharging vital aquifers and in keeping rivers flowing during the winter, according to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Link identified between continental breakup, volcanic carbon emissions and evolution

Researchers have found that the formation and breakup of supercontinents over hundreds of millions of years controls volcanic carbon emissions. The results, reported in the journal Science, ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 years ago) contained clues about how sea level ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Image: Northeastern Europe

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over the Baltic Sea and surrounding countries.

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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MH370 search reveals hidden undersea world

The painstaking search for missing flight MH370 has uncovered a previously unknown undersea world of volcanoes, deep valleys and soaring ridges, according to detailed maps released by Australia.

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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