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Turns out, our planet earth is a watery place, its in the ground, in our atmosphere and water covers 71 percent of the...
Late summer is typically hurricane season in the tropics, but what's the science behind these extreme systems?
Could GPS give us more than just our location?
Why does Haiti have a cholera epidemic?
The ways that plants respond to drought can be changed
A controversial pesticide has been linked to long-term wild bee decline.
Poor sleep habits, including shift work and jet lag, make you
more prone to illness, and now we might know why.
If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...
Genes from marine plants might be used for breeding crops suitable for areas where freshwater is in short supply.
The 21st Conference of the Parties is gathering in Paris to discuss climate change but what can they do to save our...
How much of climate change is an individual's responsability and what can we do?
Mythconception: "Red sky at night, shepherds delight, red sky in the morning, shepherds warning"
When the water rises, what can we do about it? Can we escape or do we need to learn to live with it?
When your home is flooded what are the risks, and why are developing countries hit harder and more often?
How do we know which areas will be hit worse in heavy rainfall? Cutting edge computing can give us a glimpse of the...
How much can we trust forecasters, and how far ahead can they predict the weather with accuracy?
If our climate continues to warm, will ocean circulation change? And what
effect will this have on the future of our...
What controls how water in the oceans moves, and how is this linked to
Rock formations can give clues about the climate in the past,
but until now, we could only guess at how these...
Your body clock uses colour to determine the time of day, which
may even explain how colour vision evolved in the...
Specially protected messenger RNA molecules allow hibernating squirrels
to warm up quickly.
It's true what your mum always told you - colds are more likely in the winter weather, new research has confirmed.
Lightning looks set to strike twice as often in future thanks to global warming, a new study predicts...