Science

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change

Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

Oct 9, 2018

An Indonesian scientist had warned of a quake and tsunami occurring in the area hard-hit by last month's disasters; the government had even mapped areas at risk of liquefaction in which soft ground turns to mud

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

Oct 4, 2018

A volcano has erupted on the same central Indonesian island as an earlier earthquake, but no evacuations were ordered

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake, but no evacuations immediately

Oct 3, 2018

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake, but no evacuations immediately

The Latest: Trump says US helping after devastating tsunami

Oct 1, 2018

President Donald Trump is sending his "warmest condolences" to the country of Indonesia following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed hundreds

Quake survivors clamor to flee hard-hit Indonesian city

Oct 1, 2018

As officials began burying hundreds of dead in a mass grave, thousands of survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami converged on the airport of the heavily damaged Indonesian city of Palu and clamored to leave

Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

Oct 1, 2018

An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase

Indonesia tsunami death toll nears 400, expected to rise

Sep 29, 2018

Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead in a tsunami that hit two central Indonesian cities, sweeping away buildings with waves as high as 6 meters (20 feet)

The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

Sep 29, 2018

A tsunami has left a path of devastation in central Indonesia, sweeping away buildings, cutting off communities and leaving several hundred dead.

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