A periodic climate phenomenon, El Nino has prompted storms to smack southern California this week rather than the Pacific Northwest. But Indonesia and parts of Australia are also affected, except they're too dry.
Scientists discover that the Sierra Nevada mountains in California reached their current height 50 million years ago, 30 million years earlier than previously thought.
A portion of Oregon's federal stimulus money is being used to create the world's largest 'living wall.'
For the first time since records have been kept, the number of instances in which aircraft hit birds or other wildlife could top 10,000 for 2009. Increasingly, pilots worry about 'feathered bullets'.
The same earthquake fault that lies under Haiti also runs through the Dominican Republic. Geologists warn that the Haiti quake – at the Enriquilla-Plantain Garden Fault – may have added strain elsewhere and more quakes are possible.
Commercially produced bumblebees may be detrimental to wild bumblebees.
Cabbage is often-overlooked gem in vegetable garden.
To defend itself from terrorist attacks, the US should go on the offensive with a proactive strategy, like France.