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Video: The chemistry of Yellowstone's hot springs

Yellowstone National Park is a popular destination for vacationers and nature lovers. But if you don't obey the park's rules and regulations, you could end up in off-limits areas where the water is dangerous because of its ...

Sweden faces 'extreme' fire risk in coming days

Sweden is facing an "extreme" risk of more wildfires in coming days because of hot and dry weather, authorities warned Monday, as dozens of fires raged across the Scandinavian country.

Planning for hurricanes

Rainstorms in 1960 look different from those in 2017, both in terms of intensity and rainfall.

Climate change may be hazardous to your health

Doctors around the country are already seeing evidence that climate change is affecting the health of their patients. In Florida, people are asking for more medication; as heat waves aggravate their medical conditions, such ...

Climate change and weather extremes—both heat and cold can kill

Climate change is increasing the frequency and strength of some types of extreme weather in the United States, particularly heat waves. Last summer the U.S. Southwest experienced life-threatening heat waves, which are especially ...

Hot weather is bad news for bird sperm

A new study led by Macquarie University and spanning Sydney and Oslo has shown that exposure to extreme temperatures, such as those experienced during heatwave conditions, significantly reduces sperm quality in zebra finches, ...

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