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Typhoon Haiyan

TITANIC TYPHOONS  Powerful storms such as Typhoon Haiyan, pictured in this composite image, can cause extensive devastation in the western Pacific Ocean. The average intensity of typhoons like these will rise significantly by the end of the century, new research predicts.

paper nautilus

In the early 1800s, cephalopod researcher Jeanne Villepreux-Power showed that the paper nautilus (Argonauta argo) creates its own shell. Much of Villepreux-Power’s work was lost in a shipwreck.

Glaciers around Mount Everest

Glaciers around Mount Everest will lose most of their ice by the end of the century, new research predicts.

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