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Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley

Ernest Agee, Purdue University Tornadoes tore up homes in New Orleans and its suburbs and were reported in communities...

Cloud seeding might not be as promising as drought-troubled states hope

William R. Cotton, Colorado State University Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued their U.S. spring outlook...

Pollen season is getting longer and more intense with climate change...

Yingxiao Zhang, University of Michigan and Allison L. Steiner, University of Michigan Brace yourselves, allergy suffers – new research...

Tonga eruption was so intense, it caused the atmosphere to ring...

Kevin Hamilton, University of Hawaii The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption reached an explosive crescendo on Jan. 15, 2022. Its...

How the Earth’s tilt creates short, cold January days

Deanna Hence, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Above the equator, winter officially begins in December. But in many areas,...

Wild weather: 4 essential reads about tornadoes and thunderstorms

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Springtime in the U.S. is frequently a season for thunderstorms, which can spawn tornadoes. These...

Atmospheric river storms can drive costly flooding – and climate change...

Tom Corringham, University of California San Diego Ask people to name the world’s largest river, and most will probably guess that it’s the Amazon, the...

Why does it take longer to fly from east to west...

Skip Bailey, University of Nebraska Omaha Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

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Wealthy Americans know less than they think they do about food...

Sheril Kirshenbaum, Michigan State University and Douglas Buhler, Michigan State University Socioeconomics play a significant role in attitudes about food – especially concerns about safety...