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Hurricane survivors pass their grippy toes on to their offspring.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new study suggests a correlation between volcanic activity and heavy rainfall, but other volcanologists are skeptical.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Superbolts unleash a thousand times more energy than typical lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

The Saffir-Simpson scale relies on wind to categorize a hurricane, but it doesn't account for storm surge or flooding.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Scientists reporting on severe weather can get hit hard by emotions, flashbacks and even nightmares.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

What happens when a tornado spins in the opposite direction

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Scientists explain why some people ignore extreme weather warnings and some people listen.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Climate change is warming our oceans, and that thermal energy is fueling stronger hurricanes.

Annie Roth, Contributor

As Hurricane Lane races toward Hawaii, some of the world’s most powerful telescopes prepare for wild weather.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

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