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5 Ways to Help the Sherpas of Everest
These five organizations and funds assist Sherpa families in Nepal.
Odds of NYC Flooding During a Storm Up 20-Fold
New study documents rising storm surges since the mid-19th century.
The 163-million-year-old Kryptodrakon pushes back the evolution of the ancient flying reptiles by five million years, a new study says.
Conflicting Reports on Whether Everest Is Open as Outfitters Pull Out
Nepali officials say Mount Everest is not closed, but teams are departing out of respect for the Sherpas.
Climbers Continue Up North Side of Everest
The deadly avalanche on the Nepali side of Mount Everest hasn't stopped expeditions from China.
Astronomers Solve Mystery of Superbright Supernova
Astronomers have struggled to explain why a distant supernova was way too bright. Now, one team has figured it out.
Sequencing Tsetse Fly Genome Reveals Surprises That May Save Lives
Scientists may next be able to exploit the deadly fly's live birth and mammalian-like milk in battle against sleeping sickness.
What Happens When Oil Spills in the Arctic?
As oil companies prepare to tap into Arctic oil, a new report from the National Research Council says we're far from ready to clean up a spill.
Four Expeditions Cancel Plans to Climb Everest This Year
Climbers, guides, Sherpas, and Nepali officials are divided on what's next for Everest season.
Charting Deaths on Everest: A History of Fatal Climbing Accidents
Sixteen Sherpas were killed in an April 18 avalanche in the deadliest single day on Everest, but there's a long history of fatalities on the mountain.
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