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Alaska frogs survive in freezing conditions

Anchorage - In subarctic Interior Alaska, wood frogs spend winter in the ground covered by duff and leaf litter in conditions where temperatures can remain below freezing for more than six months with minimum temperatures of minus four (minus 20 Celsius).

Florida’s mangroves are on the move

Miami - Satellite images from the past three decades reveal that Florida’s mangrove forests are on the move. The trigger is fluctuating temperatures.

Coldest part of the world identified (video)

Using thermal-sensing satellites, scientists have pinpointed a region in East Antarctica with the coldest recorded temperatures on Earth.

Bleach can treat inflammation

Scientists have shown that the active ingredient in bleach can reduce inflammation by targeting an activator in the immune system of mice.

New compound cools down as it heats up

The headline may read a little odd, but the compound vanadium dioxide does indeed become cooler as heat is applied. This insight means that it could be used to disguise soldiers from infrared sensors.

Predicting U.S. heat waves

Scientists have located a distinctive atmospheric wave pattern high above the Northern Hemisphere. This pattern appears to appear prior to the emergence of summertime heat waves in the U.S.

Heatwaves linked to increases in bowel diseases

The recent run of higher temperatures in many parts of the world have been associated with an increase in inflammatory bowel disease-related hospital admissions.

Does light or temperature affect the body clock?

Studies undertaken on fruit flies have shown how their body clocks are affected by changes in temperature. Fruit flies are often used to mimic studies in humans. The findings have implications for conditions like jet-lag.

Sydney experiences its hottest day on record Special

Sydney - Sydney recorded a record high of 45.8 degrees Celsius (114.44 degrees Fahrenheit) in the city, at 2:55pm, beating the previous high of 45.3 degrees set on 14 January 1939.

Scientists record hottest temperature ever measured

Scientists have measured the hottest recorded temperature ever. Paradoxically this highest ever temperature is actually expressed as a negative value. The finding will be useful for understanding theoretical dark matter in the universe.

Telling lies leads to a temperature increase

When a person tells a lie the temperature of the nose increases, which is equivalent to a kind of “Pinocchio Effect”, according to new research.

2012 warmest year in India

Delhi - Weather forecasts in India rarely come true. The year 2012 has however been an exception. The entire north India was reeling under scorching summer heat.

Nearly 6,000 U.S. weather records broken in March

Nearly 6,000 United States weather records–in large part due to the unusually warm temperatures–have been broken thus far in March.

Australia Climate Commission says warming earth is ‘beyond doubt’

Canberra - Australia’s Climate Commission states action to battle effects of a warming planet has “never been more urgent” than now, with huge societal, health and economic risks the result if we fail to respond to risks currently being faced.

2010 the warmest year on record

Despite the debilitating snowstorms affecting Europe and North America in December, 2010 has been dubbed the warmest year since global temperatures were first recorded in 1850.

Heat wave kills 66 in Japan, thousands hospitalized

At least 66 people died of heat stroke and more than 15,000 others were brought to various hospitals in Japan for treatment due to soaring summer temperature.

Extreme Heat Kills Three People in Metro Manila

At least three people died of heat stroke in different areas of Metro Manila as summer temperature soars during the past few days. A brief rain shower Tuesday did not help in lowering the temperature in the metropolis.

Philippine Temperature Soars to 37 Degrees Celsius

The early summer heat has wreak havoc on Philippine agricultural and commercial sectors as temperature soared to almost 37 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country Sunday causing huge damage to agricultural crops due to lack of water for irrigation.

Berlin freezing this week

Berlin is recording a temperature of -17° C (2.2° F), and it should be drop to -19 ° C (-1.4°F) during the night. Freezing weather will welcome the stars for the Berlinale 2010.

Melbourne Temperature Hottest in 100 Years

The temperature in Melbourne, the second most populous city in Australia, soared to 93 degrees Monday, the hottest in 108 years as thousands of residents flocked to the beach to cool off. Many were reported without electricity as power failed in the heat.

Bushfires due to hot and dry weather

The New South Wales Fire Service said that the state will see bushfires intensify over the next few days due to the hot and dry weather conditions.

Heavy rain in Dubai caused traffic problems and flash floods

Rain and thunderstorms have hit Dubai for the past few days causing flooding and creating severe traffic problems. Grand racing event at Dubai Autodrome was forced to be cancelled due to the circuit being submerged in water.

Earth's Inner Temperature Taken: It's Hot!

Recently scientists using advanced instruments and techniques have indirectly measured the temperature of inside the earth. They have found out that few thousands of miles below the earth temperature is 6,650 degrees Fahrenheit.

Global Temperature Anomalies

There was a very well written letter to the editor by Tyler Pickett, age 14, of Richland, Washington, in the Tri-City Herald on Saturday, January 20, 2007. He reported that he had done some homework on the subject. He said in his letter that he had ...

What is the temperature?

We in the United States still measure the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, while the rest of the world measures it in degrees Centigrade or Celsius. Can you convert Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees? or Celsius dgrees to Fahrenheit degrees?
 

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