New research links cloud top appearance to the unusual phenomenon of lightning during a snowstorm.
Pollution estimates in India highlight the need for some countries to more closely monitor the problem in nonurban areas.
Researchers converted a plastic bag and bottle cap into a type of chemical used in pharmaceuticals, detergents, paints and other products.
New findings suggest the famous geyser went dormant during a period of severe droughts -- a condition that could recur in a warming world.
The animals' bodies contained pollutants not found in dolphins before.
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