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Underwater Pumpkin Carving at National Aquarium Aims to Help Children Understand Importance of ‘Scary’ Animals

Underwater Pumpkin Carving at National Aquarium Aims to Help Children Understand Importance of ‘Scary’ Animals

Families flocked to the National Aquarium in Baltimore for its "Hallowmarine" celebration

Scientists Probe Food, Energy, Water Solutions at World Bank Workshop

Scientists Probe Food, Energy, Water Solutions at World Bank Workshop

Researchers from across the globe brainstormed ways to meet future resource needs at a meeting earlier this week.

Montgomery County Styrofoam Ban Aims to Help Environment

Montgomery County Styrofoam Ban Aims to Help Environment

It's a commonly used material, but beginning next year, you won't see it if you get your food-to-go or take a doggie bag home in Montgomery County because of a ban approved by the County Council.

NOAA Discusses New Disaster Relief Techniques

NOAA Discusses New Disaster Relief Techniques

NOAA has new ways to predict and cope with natural disasters.

DC Underground Tunnel to Combat Flooding from Sewers

DC Underground Tunnel to Combat Flooding from Sewers

An underground tunnel is being built for a new sewer system to alleviate flooding in DC neighborhoods. The $157 million project is ahead of schedule, and will be completed next spring.

2005 Student Built Solar House Still Standing Ten Years Later

2005 Student Built Solar House Still Standing Ten Years Later

10 years after the Solar Decathlon in 2005, the students who built the house made sure to give it a life beyond the competition.

D.C. area has seen 22 earthquakes of 3.0 or greater in past 25 years

D.C. area has seen 22 earthquakes of 3.0 or greater in past 25 years

The widely-felt August 2011 earthquake in Virginia has inspired greater earthquake-preparedness measures around the Southeast U.S.

Amid Storms, Hurricane, Maryland Prepares for Flooding

Amid Storms, Hurricane, Maryland Prepares for Flooding

Though Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the state of emergency in eight counties, Maryland is still preparing for heavy rain and flooding.