DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Tornado researchers want to know more about how tornadoes form from squall lines in the Wiregrass region of Alabama and Georgia.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has received a $15.8 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide weather instrumentation and other equipment for a new research...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's appointment of a University of Oklahoma meteorologist as his top science adviser has been confirmed.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier Wednesday as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Dozens of Trump nominees were approved by voice vote with most senators still away for their holiday break.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Lilac buds rather than groundhog shadows are helping climate experts at Cornell University predict the onset of spring.
Cornell's Emergent Climate Risk Lab has unveiled an online tool called "Springcasting." Toby Ault, a Cornell assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, says the tool is based on weather data linked with leaf-out and bloom in cloned lilacs and honeysuckle.
QUOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — Scientists are installing man-made oyster reefs on Long Island in an effort to restore the area's ecosystem.
Phil Klotzbach, Colorado State University and Michael M. Bell, Colorado State University
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Scientists and science teachers in Georgia are preparing for what they see as the educational opportunity of a lifetime — a total eclipse of the sun on Aug. 21.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University's geology department is planning a name-change and new curriculum in response to students' growing interest in majors with a clearer career path.
The Department of Geological Sciences would become the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences under a proposal awaiting approval of IU's Office of the Provost and IU's trustees.
The name-change would coincide with department curriculum changes under review that would start in the fall semester.
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