Friction Tames Typhoons, Study Says

Scientists predict that energy lost as friction during rain could lessen a typhoon’s intensity by as much as 30 percent.

Studying Plankton With An OCTOPUS That Can Survive Typhoons

An underwater observatory has allowed scientists to study what happens to tiny sea plankton during a typhoon.

Coastal Populations Should Brace For More Typhoons

Human-induced sea level rises demand that coastal communities integrate climate adaptation with disaster mitigation, scientists say.

Housing Finance Systems That Can Weather Storms

Resilient housing finance systems are crucial for global economic stability and to solve housing affordability problems in both developed and emerging economies, says SMU Professor Phang Sock Yong.

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Aid agencies are bracing for the worst after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, triggering landslides, heavy flooding and affecting tens of millions of people.