Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

Doyle Rice

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McLean, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Doyle:

Ancient human bones are proof of 'barbarian' war rituals 2,000 years ago in Europe

If there's one thing that humans have long excelled at, it's slaughtering each other in war. One horrific, long-forgotten battle was fought some 2,000 years ago in northern Europe, among fierce Germanic tribes. Now, archaeologists have uncovered bones of the combatants in a wetland in Denmark. → Read More

Asteroid is first known 'permanent resident' from outside our solar system

The solar system's first known "resident" that came from interstellar space — an asteroid orbiting backward around Jupiter — has been discovered. The planets and most other objects in our solar system travel around the sun in the same direction. This asteroid moves in the opposition direction. → Read More

Lava, acid rain, vog, sulfur dioxide and now 'laze:' New deadly threat emerges from Hawaii volcano

First it was lava, then acid rain and vog. Now, residents near the Kilauea volcano confronted a new threat: Laze, a toxic cloud-mashup of lava and haze. Laze can cause irritations of the skin, eyes and lungs, and those suffering from asthma or emphysema may be particularly vulnerable. → Read More

'Stunning' report finds that one-third of Earth's protected areas are being destroyed by people

Human activities — such as city sprawl, road construction and farming — are wreaking havoc on some 2.3 million square miles of protected land worldwide → Read More

'Stunning' report finds that one-third of Earth's protected areas are being destroyed by people

Human activities — such as city sprawl, road construction and farming — are wreaking havoc on some 2.3 million square miles of protected land worldwide → Read More

Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.

Mt. St. Helens has thick and sticky lava, while Kilauea has runnier honey-like lava, experts say. → Read More

Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.

The magma in Mount St. Helens is thick and sticky — think cold peanut butter — and full of gas bubbles. So it's prone to violent explosions as it reaches the surface. However, Kilauea's lava is runnier — like honey — and contains less gas, so it flows more easily and doesn't explode. → Read More

Earth just had its 400th straight warmer-than-average month thanks to global warming

April marked the planet's 400th consecutive month with above-average temperatures, federal scientists announced Thursday. The cause for the streak? Unquestionably, it’s climate change, caused by humanity's burning of fossil fuels. → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

Code red alert issued for Hawaii volcano

One of the many hazards of the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is vog. But what is it? → Read More

There's a code red for Hawaii volcano because falling ash, vog could harm humans, aircraft

In addition to dangers from the bubbling, scalding-hot lava from the Kilauea volcano, residents on the Big Island of Hawaii are enduring threats from both vog and volcanic ashfall. → Read More

Royal wedding weather forecast is 'almost perfect' but rather cloudy

Light winds will also prevail throughout the day. → Read More

Royal wedding weather forecast is 'almost perfect' but rather cloudy

Light winds will also prevail throughout the day. → Read More