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The so-called Great Whirl off the coast of Somalia is larger and lasts longer than scientists thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Picture of desalination plant in Dubai

Desalination's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems.

James Gaines, Contributor

The probability of a snowy Christmas in any location depends on lots of factors -- including the effects of climate change.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Scientists sound alarm over radiation in Nubian Aquifer, but other experts say the health risk is unclear.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists discovered that water droplets don’t just passively roll around on a hot skillet.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The global demand for seaweed has never been higher, and American farmers are taking notice.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Low oxygen areas are disappearing almost a month earlier than they did 30 years ago.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Nationwide study shows how manufacturing facilities can increase levels of medical compounds in waterways.

Anna Katrina Hunter, Contributor

The 5.4 magnitude earthquake suggests that even small volumes of water can trigger large events.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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