Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California. Scientists say many extreme cold weather events could also be the result of global warming.
What you need to know about the polar vortex and global warming
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Zero-waste movement and living a trash-free life
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8 min, 14 sec
The future of medical technology
In the future, we could have 3D printed bionic eyeballs, contact lenses that track glucose levels, pacemakers for your brain. We earn what science has been developing, and...
8 min, 35 sec