Ash Erupts From Mexico's Colima Volcano "Video" Ash Erupts From Mexico's Colima Volcano "Video"

Residents are urged to be ready for an evacuation as the Colima Volcano in western Mexico unleash...

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Earliest humans had diverse range of body types, just as we do today Earliest humans had diverse range of body types, just as we do today

This is a cast of the 'Nariokotome Boy' (Homo ergaster) skeleton. Credit: Jay Stock New...

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Deadly Japan quake and tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss Deadly Japan quake and tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss

Debris from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. A new study is the first to look at how the e...

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Mount St. Helens: May 18, 1980 "Video" Mount St. Helens: May 18, 1980 "Video"

USGS scientists recount their experiences before, during and after the May 18, 1980 eruption of M...

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Mariana Trench "Deepest Part of the Ocean" Mariana Trench "Deepest Part of the Ocean"

Location of the Mariana Trench The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the...

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Types of volcanic eruptions Types of volcanic eruptions

The image correlates types of volcanoes with their respective eruption, highlighting the differen...

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Preparing Boston for the "big one" Preparing Boston for the "big one"

Aerial view of Back Bay, Boston. Credit: Ornella Iuorio In 1755, a major earthquake shook the B...

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 New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawai'i New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawai'i

Chronic beach erosion is a global problem. Modeling now indicates that, in Hawai'i, increased...

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Japurá River Japurá River

Map of the Amazon Basin with the Japurá River highlighted The Japurá River or Caquetá River is ...

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