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Do Hurricanes With Female Names Kill More People?

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June 2, 2014
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A new study says feminine-sounding hurricane names make people less cautious, but some scientists say the study has a glaring flaw. Video provided by Newsy


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Storm Scientists Bring Hurricanes Indoors

Storm Scientists Bring Hurricanes Indoors

Reuters (Sep. 9, 2013) — October marks the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, one of the deadliest and costliest storms ever to hit the United States. In an effort to better understand these types of hurricanes, researchers at the University of Miami are replicating them in their laboratories. They want to learn how these dangerous storms form and intensify out on the open ocean to better predict their impact when they reach land.
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Drones to Study Hurricane 'Goldilocks Situation'

Drones to Study Hurricane 'Goldilocks Situation'

AP (May 27, 2014) — It's called the Goldilocks Situation -- some storms are too moist, some are too dry, and others -- are just right to quickly intensify. This summer, a new military drone will penetrate hurricanes to help solve a storm forecasting problem. (May 27) Video provided by AP
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Citrus in Crisis: Bug Threatens Florida Oranges

Citrus in Crisis: Bug Threatens Florida Oranges

AP (Aug. 25, 2014) — The Florida citrus industry has always stood strong - through freezes, hurricanes and rampant development. But now the $9 billion industry is facing its biggest threat yet, putting at risk the state's economy but also its very identity. (Aug. 25) Video provided by AP
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