5G wireless networks will improve phone service and make communications a whole lot faster. But 5G could also screw up weather forecasts, researchers say.
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To investigate the link between thunderstorms and ER visits, researchers analyzed lots of data from the National Weather Service and Medicare.
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Giant balloons that beam the internet from the stratosphere reveal a new insight into gravity waves. The research could improve weather forecasts.
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With unusual lightning storms sparking intense wildfires engulfing California, experts warn that rising temperatures will make the situation worse.
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Machine learning could improve forecasts for hurricanes. The method could help save lives by giving people earlier warnings about severe storms.
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While the CDC estimates heat contributes to 600 deaths in the US each year, new research finds that the number may be many more times that.
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The chemical reactions that dust storms on Mars cause indicate that our quest to find life on the red planet may need to go beneath the surface.
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Warm winter spells in the United Kingdom have increased in frequency and duration two to three times over since 1878, report scientists.
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A thunderstorm in Argentina a few years ago included what scientists now call "gargantuan hail," hailstones measuring between 7.4 and 9.3 inches across.
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