Antarctic science archive unlocked
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:19:32 GMT
Aerial photographs from the 1940s and 1950s are being used to probe the climate history of the Antarctic Peninsula.
LA River's flood role is 'paramount'
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:27:39 GMT
Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.
Nasa emails spanner into space
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:57 GMT
Astronauts on the International Space Station use a 3-D printer to make a wrench from instructions sent up in an email.
Birds 'fled day before US tornadoes'
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:21:28 GMT
Tracking data reveals that golden-winged warblers fled one day before the April 2014 US tornado outbreak, probably because they "heard it coming".