AP (July 14, 2014) Video posted online shows beach-goers in Siberia huddling under umbrellas as hailstones pelt them. Weather has been unusually extreme across much of Russia this summer. (July 14)
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AFP (Apr. 13, 2015) Twenty six people died and nearly a thousand sought medical treatment after wildfires blamed on adults who had "played with matches" swept through Siberia, authorities said on Monday. Duration: ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 30, 2015) A giant squid that drifted into a Japanese port has been guided back out to sea almost a week after it was spotted, giving enthusiasts and experts a rare glimpse of the mysterious creature.
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Deutsche Welle (May 27, 2013) The damage caused by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) came to light in the 1980s when scientists discovered a huge hole in the ozone layer.
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AP (Mar. 25, 2014) Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute on Cape Cod are volunteering their state-of-the-art unmanned submarine to help in the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. (March 25)
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Feb. 10, 2016 One in two tree species in the Amazon could be endangered. Experts have revealed that, according to the predicted deforestation scenarios, 36% to 57% of Amazonian species are ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Researchers propose adaptive control techniques to model pest dynamics and management as a control system. As population growth, greater food consumption, competition for land use, and climate change ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Swedish researchers have produced the world's first model car with a roof and battery made from wood-based carbon fiber -- a lightweight and renewable alternative to metals ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Around a fifth of the energy-saving benefits of fuel-efficient cars are eroded because people end up driving them more, according to a study into British motoring habits over the last 40 ... read more
Nov. 14, 2014 Researchers have made a breakthrough in helping scientists discover hundreds of black holes throughout the universe. When two detectors are switched on in the US next year, scientists hope to pick up ... read more
Aug. 11, 2014 A new model shows how early black holes could have grown to billions of times the mass of our sun. These giant bodies -- quasars -- feed on interstellar gas, swallowing large quantities of it ... read more
Sep. 27, 2012 Using a continent-spanning telescope, an international team of astronomers has peered to the edge of a black hole at the center of a distant galaxy. For the first time, they have measured the black ... read more