Just a little extra weight on a slab of snow can create a deadly, downhill force of nature.
A group of mechanical engineering students are working on a project that will fly drones into the middle of tornadoes in an effort to learn more about the inner workings of these destructive storms.
A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future.
A new study improves tremor forecasting of major northern California faults.
The catastrophic 1934 drought is one of the worst North America droughts on record, and was caused, in part, by an atmospheric condition that may have led to the current drought in California, a new study finds.
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if.
Sep 8, 2012; 5:00 AM ET With shorter days and colder nights in the fall and winter, some people develop seasonal affective disorder. When shopping for lightbulbs to treat the 'winter blues,'consider energy-efficient bulbs.