Monster hurricanes hit northeast in past warm ocean periods like those in our future
Scientists today released evidence of historically unprecedented hurricane activity along the northeast coast of what would become the United States between about 800 to 1700 years ago, which was associated ...
Long dry spell doomed Mexican city 1,000 years ago
Archaeologists continue to debate the reasons for the collapse of many Central American cities and states, from Teotihuacan in Mexico to the Yucatan Maya, and climate change is considered one of the major ...
Where did the missing oil go? New study says some is sitting on the Gulf floor
After 200 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the government and BP cleanup crews mysteriously had trouble locating all of it.
Ancient wheat points to Stone Age trading links
(AP)—Britons may have discovered a taste for bread thousands of years earlier than previously thought, thanks to trade with more advanced neighbors on the European continent.
Study suggests new pathway for phosphorous cycling in Chesapeake Bay
In the summer months, phosphorous cycling leads the center of the Chesapeake Bay to suffer from bottom water hypoxia—low levels of oxygen—which makes it hard for oxygen dependent organisms to survive. ...