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Among Hurricane Harvey’s many bad effects: riskier childbirth for women
A new study of Hurricane Harvey data shows how much havoc big storms wreak on newborns.
Scientists want to put ‘speed bumps’ in hurricane alley to slow down storms
Wind farms could absorb some of the energy from hurricanes before they hit land.
The Carolinas are waging war against nickel-sized hurricane mosquitoes
Sprayers plan attacks from the ground and sky.
Hurricane Harvey’s record-setting floodwaters were packed with pollution and disease
And this problem isn't unique to Texas.
When there’s a hurricane between you and the hospital, telemedicine could save the day
Videoconferencing offers the possibility of uninterrupted care during disasters.
Now we know why Hurricane Harvey’s rainfall was so intense
Houston's record-breaking rain can be traced back to atmospheric changes.
Could brighter clouds make hurricanes less destructive?
Ever-so-slightly more reflective clouds could, theoretically, slow down storms.
All the ways hurricanes can harm—and help—the ecosystems they hit
What Harvey and Irma left behind.
Stuck in a hurricane? Don’t forget to look out for tornadoes.
A serious hidden hazard.