Science News, 2014
Major science news stories, from a plant-eating giant to our first close-up of a comet
by Catherine McNiff
NASA AIRS depiction of the polar vortex
Thousands are struck down by the rare and deadly Ebola virusEnterovirus
Non-polio EV-D68 kills 12 and sickens hundreds across 47 states.
Weather & ClimateWhere the Wind Bloweth
The challenge of climate change at home and abroadBaby, It's Cold Outside
Cold snap, polar vortex, and snow, oh my!
A mudslide in Oso, Wash. was one of the worst in U.S. historyTainted Water
A chemical spill in the Elk River in W. Virginia poisons drinking water for hundreds of thousands
Our first close up of a comet, plus laser-guided messaging from spaceDreadnoughtus schrani
Evidence of a heretofore unknown dinosaur is uncovered in South America and is almost too big to believe
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