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New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades Congestion in Earth’s mantle: Mineralogists explain why plate tectonics stagnates in some places Splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania) surprises with new species of snails Protective prion keeps yeast cells from going it alone In solving social dilemmas, vervet monkeys get …

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:11 PM PST New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused …