If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next big earthquake will come?
Ancient drought and unfortunate bathroom habits may have doomed some ice age sloths
As the climate changes and glaciers melt, a lesser-known threat lurks in alpine areas: glacial lake outburst floods. These events happen rapidly, releasing huge amounts of water with little or no warning...
Originally published in December 1868
The seismic rumblings of the Philippines’ second most active volcano hold clues to what it might do
Soil bacteria may have taken residence in early algal species, gifting the algae with the ability to withstand drier conditions on land. Annie Sneed reports.
NASA’s TESS spacecraft identified the unusual world around a red dwarf
Rising temperatures and increased deforestation increase the risks for CO2-emitting fires
The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection
Individuals have an “ageotype” that’s specific to one organ system, which could be targeted in order to extend healthy life