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The crack in this Antarctic ice shelf just grew by 11 miles. A dramatic break could be imminent.

The crack in this Antarctic ice shelf just grew by 11 miles. A dramatic break could be imminent. - The Washington Post

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​According to a new study, restoration of wetlands in the Midwest has the potential to significantly reduce peak river flows during floods - not only now, but also in the future if heavy rains continue to increase in intensity.

For 30 years, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone has been one of the most avoided areas on Earth. The area surrounding the world’s largest-ever nuclear disaster was evacuated and only occasionally visited by humans. But nature finds a way.

Bruce Applegate, Purdue associate professor in the Department of Food Science, and collaborators from Purdue and the University of Tennessee - extending milk shelf life. (photo via Purdue Agriculture Communication photo/Tom Campbell)

Cloud-based virtual globes have been developed to allow anyone with a smartphone, laptop or computer to visualize, with unprecedented speed and ease of use, how the Earth evolved geologically.