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Sediment records suggest that East Coast suffered higher winds many times.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Detritus from the Gold Rush is heading toward America’s food basket.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

A tale of an Indonesian volcano, a monk, and the mass graves of London.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers' new system could study other worlds with a cell phone camera.

Amanda Alvarez, Contributor

The arms got longer, the legs got shorter, and they were flying.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Satellite images could point scientists to the volcanoes most likely to erupt.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Approach could make air travel safer.

Ryder Diaz, Contributor

Cells form crystals to store nitrogen when life gets tough.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Tide-borne pebbles on the seabed can drown out other ocean noises.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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