Can windshield wipers be used to gauge rainfall? Yes, say researchers

Besides clearing the windshield of dirt, debris and water, scientists have found out a new use for the wipers - measure the intensity of rain.

Earth/Environment December 1, 2013

Google Earth reveals perils of over-fishing in Persian Gulf

Researchers used images captured from Google Earth to understand the impact of over fishing in the Persian Gulf.

Earth/Environment November 29, 2013

Weather-maker mushrooms shock scientists

A recent research indicates that mushroom can make their own wind, shocking scientists.

Earth/Environment November 27, 2013

Montreal Protocol (Ozone Treaty) helped slow global warming

Per a new study, the Montreal Protocol helped slow down global warming. Albeit inadvertently.

Earth/Environment November 13, 2013

Bees, Dinos wiped out same time: Is there a connection?

Bees and dinosaurs were wiped out at the same time nearly 66 million years ago.

Earth/Environment October 28, 2013

Pacific Ocean temperatures, US tornado activity link found

Researchers from the University of Missouri have found a link between temperatures in the Pacific Ocean and tornadoes in the United States.

Earth/Environment October 22, 2013

Amazon rainforest home to nearly 400 bn trees but very few tree species: Study

A new study gives an estimate of the number of trees in the Amazon and paints a picture of how the ecology is dominated by hyperdominant trees.

Earth/Environment October 22, 2013

Post 2047, crazy climate will destroy cities worldwide, warns new study

See-sawing temperature and erratic climatic conditions will destroy cities worldwide.

Earth/Environment October 12, 2013

Government shutdown cripples America

A string of cancelations and delays caused by thefederal government shutdown rippled across the United States on Wednesday.

Earth/Environment October 2, 2013

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