Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:44 AM
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Now that Typhoon Haiyan has passed and left thousands of dead and massive damage to the infrastructure in the Philippines and Viet Nam, questions are being asked about the possibility of reducing the strength of such massive tropical cyclones including both typhoons and hurricanes.
Now that it appears likely that Yasser Arafat was killed back in November 2004 by polonium poisoning, I wanted to do a brief posting on what happens when one ingests polonium (or Po-210) and how it is created.
, an element with
From Kurdistan to Somaliland, for independent oil companies, getting your hands on new exploration acreage where both technical risk and political risk are low is impossible. Exploring for oil and gas in new frontiers is all about striking the right balance between geological potential and political
Thanks to the shale boom, markets already perceive the trade balance optimizing, energy prices are cheaper than they would otherwise be and we've even cut carbon emissions. And we are only getting started, according Tyler Cowen, New York Times best-selling author and one of the most influential
by Daniel Bebber, Mark Ramotowski and Sarah Gurr, recently published in Nature Climate Change, looks at the impact of global warming on the movement of crop pests and other pathogens.
Pests and pathogens are a big problem for the agricultural sector with
Scientists uncovered evidence that soot from the European Industrial Revolution (1760-1840) caused the abrupt retreat of glaciers in the Alps that began in the 1860s
This photo from summer 2012 looking south into the Bernese Alps shows how air pollution in the Alps tends to
Chemical weapons have been in the news for days but, other than sending primal chills through most of us, we really have no idea about what they are or what their impact is on the human body.
Do you have faith in your local police department?