News tagged with extreme weather conditions

La Nina may dampen fall leaf colors

( -- The weather in Pennsylvania this year won't soon be forgotten -- one of the wettest springs ever, followed by a record-breaking dry heat wave in July, followed by the remnants of a hurricane and tropical ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Ecology
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Doctor in 1999 South Pole rescue dies in Mass.

(AP) -- Dr. Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald, who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer before a dramatic rescue from the South Pole a decade ago, has died after the disease recurred. She was 57.

dateJun 24, 2009 in Other
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New funding to research 'super material' graphene

Scientists at Imperial College London are set to receive over £4.5 million of public funding to investigate how the 'super material' graphene can drive improvements in high-tech industries, such as aerospace design and medical ...

dateDec 27, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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