Human Activities Are Making Hurricanes Worse: Study
Human Activities Are Making Hurricanes Worse: Study
Anthropogenic climate change and urbanization appear to boost rainfall and exacerbate flooding risks, according to two Nature papers.
Human Activities Are Making Hurricanes Worse: Study
Human Activities Are Making Hurricanes Worse: Study

Anthropogenic climate change and urbanization appear to boost rainfall and exacerbate flooding risks, according to two Nature papers.

Anthropogenic climate change and urbanization appear to boost rainfall and exacerbate flooding risks, according to two Nature papers.

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Fire Ant Rafts
Fire Ant Rafts
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
The invasive insects weathered extreme climatic conditions by banding together and riding out Hurricane Harvey's flood waters.
How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes
How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes
Ashley Yeager | Oct 6, 2017
Studies suggest not all critters fare well in extreme weather, though some thrive.
Scientific Society Gives Money to Harvey Victims
Scientific Society Gives Money to Harvey Victims
Bob Grant | Sep 19, 2017
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is offering small grants to aid scientists and students hit by Hurricane Harvey.
Biology Labs Hit by Harvey’s Eye Face Long Road to Recovery
Biology Labs Hit by Harvey’s Eye Face Long Road to Recovery
Shawna Williams | Sep 15, 2017
At the University of Texas’s Marine Science Institute, the hurricane caused more than $100 million in damage, killed hundreds of study animals, and displaced numerous researchers, but its work continues.
After Harvey, Mosquito Control Ramps Up
After Harvey, Mosquito Control Ramps Up
Abby Olena | Sep 15, 2017
With flooding still several feet high in some parts of Texas, authorities have intensified mosquito control tactics in the hopes of avoiding disease outbreaks.