Chaos Researchers Can Now Predict Perilous Points of No Return

A custom-built machine learning algorithm excels at the formidable task of predicting when a complex system…

Massive undersea eruption filled atmosphere with water

Blast from Tonga’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in January could eat away at ozone layer, warm…

Israeli researchers turned to the skies to predict earthquakes two days earlier, with 80 percent accuracy.…

A Painful Deadline Nears as Colorado River Reservoirs Run Critically Low

The federal government has told states to agree on urgent water cuts to ensure dams can…

Earth Has a 27.5-Million-Year ‘Heartbeat’, But We Have No Idea What Causes It

In the last 260 million years, dinosaurs came and went, Pangea split into the continents and…

How artificial intelligence can help us figure out how life began

How inanimate molecules first arranged themselves into life is one of the great mysteries. The answer…

Tick survives 27 years in researcher’s lab, 8 years without food

One female also managed to store sperm for at least four years and then successfully reproduce…

A Forgotten Continent From 40 Million Years Ago May Have Just Been Rediscovered

A low-lying continent that existed some 40 million years ago and was home to exotic fauna…

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

Residents report water crashing through homes as ash rained down from the sky. Read more at…

Evolution Keeps Making And Unmaking Crabs, And Nobody Knows Why

Our planet’s convoluted history of evolving life has spawned countless weird and wonderful creatures, but none…

Antarctic Ice Reveals Human Impact on The Atmosphere Long Before Industrial Fires

Our planet’s air during the preindustrial period was not quite as pristine as you might think,…

‘Get scared’: World’s scientists say disastrous climate change is here

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the latest — and starkest…