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From South Carolina to Houston to West Virginia and Ellicott City, Md., each instance of extreme rainfall and subsequent flooding raises questions about the potential role of climate change in making such events more likely.
Despite the half-dozen people who have caught the Zika virus from mosquitoes in Florida, experts say that it's unlikely Zika will begin to spread locally in many other places in the U.S.
GPS has become an incredibly useful tool when navigating all around the world, but people in Australia who frequently use mapping apps may have noticed that their destination is always a bit ... off.
The current Zika outbreak taking place in much of South and Central America will be largely over in three years' time, a new study predicts.
Nearly 240 square miles of Lake Okeechobee, the largest freshwater lake in Florida, are covered in a scum of blue-green algae that has also traveled down nearby waterways and out to the coastline.
The same tides that affect ocean waves can trigger earthquakes along California's San Andreas Fault, and scientists unexpectedly find that these quakes are more likely to happen as tides are strengthening, not when they are at their strongest.
The Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming spots on the planet, and it was thought that the rising air temperature was driving the melt of the glaciers along its fringes.