Sneaky 'slow' earthquakes can cause outsize tsunamis
March 20, 2011, 5:44 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
The earthquake that caused the devastating tsunami in Japan was massive – a 9.0 magnitude quake. However, some deadly tsunamis are caused by far smaller quakes.
Video of loyal dog in Japan reveals canines' social roots
March 18, 2011, 4:30 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Dogs' loyalty goes back to wolves, which are among the most social and cooperative animals in nature.
Ann Coulter says radiation is good for you
March 18, 2011, 1:05 p.m.
In the wake of the Japanese nuclear disaster, conservative author Ann Coulter tells Bill O'Reilly that radiation is actually beneficial to humans.
An ocean away: Seeing the Japan tsunami hit California
March 17, 2011, 11:31 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The lead scientist for our Global Marine Team was there as the surge arrived in Santa Cruz. It was supposed to be 40 minutes of small waves. He explains why boats were still being tossed more than 6 hours later.
Dramatic video shows tsunami survivor's rescue
March 17, 2011, 12:35 p.m.
Video: Images continue to appear showing the scale of the tsunami. ITN's Louisa James describes the rescue of one woman, plucked to safety as the water surged through Sendai.
Nuclear disasters and public health
March 17, 2011, 12:11 p.m.
As Japan struggles to avert nuclear disaster, a radiation expert explains how public health could be affected.
Dog stands by injured canine friend in Japan
March 16, 2011, 1:21 p.m.
Video: A dog guards an injured canine friend in Japan. Rescue workers managed to get one dog to a shelter and the injured animal to a veterinary clinic.
Was Discovery 'too soon' on disaster special promo?
March 15, 2011, 11:13 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
'Anatomy of a Disaster' announced only hours after tsunami hit Japan.
'Hereafter' tsunami scene prompts recall from Japan
March 14, 2011, 5:08 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Warner Bros. decides to pull film from theaters after deadly earthquake and tsunami that struck the country last week.
Charlie Sheen's 'Torpedo of Truth' to benefit Red Cross
March 14, 2011, 2:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor says $1 from every ticket sold will go to relief efforts in devastated Japan.
Tsunami's top model: Science of predicting monster waves
March 14, 2011, 11:44 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Data received from the Japanese tsunami will be useful in predicting future killer waves.