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Climate puzzle over origins of life on Earth

Early Mesoamericans affected by climate change

Scientists have reconstructed the past climate for the region around Cantona, a large fortified city in highland Mexico, and found the population drastically declined in the past, at least in […]

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Easter Island mystery

A UCSB geographer teams up with archaeologists to clarify factors that contributed to the demise of early Rapa Nui society Long before the Europeans arrived on Easter Island in 1722, […]

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Future Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific Islands

According to a new report released by the U.S. Geological Survey, climate changes during the 21st century are expected to alter the highest waves and strongest winds across U.S. and […]

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Satellite witnesses developing US nor’easter

National Weather Service forecasters have been tracking a low pressure area that moved from the Midwest into the Atlantic Ocean today, and is expected to become a strong nor’easter that […]

Tonal languages require humidity

Tonal languages require humidity

The weather impacts not only upon our mood but also our voice. An international research team including scientists from the Max Planck Institutes for Psycholinguistics, Evolutionary Anthropology and Mathematics in […]