Tom Peterson

Jul. 13, 2012

Climate Change Ups Odds of Heat Waves, Drought

Researchers say heat waves are 20 times more likely today than in the 1960s, due to global warming.

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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