Tea tree oil may offer health benefits for some disorders, but the oil poses a significant risk to pets, particularly to young or slender cats.
Archives for December 2014
US residents bundled up against unseasonably cold weather in November — but the oceans had record heat; combined global land and sea temperature is still on pace to be the warmest ever for a full calendar year.
As the climate warms, humanity will have to adapt to the new conditions. But how will the natural world cope?
A relatively quiet week in earthquake terms saw subduction-related earthquakes in Tonga and the South Atlantic, plus smaller tremors across the US.
Tiny agglomerates called gold nanoparticles, are proving their value in important areas of research, including medicine and electronics.
Storminess characterized the weather this week, both politically and meteorologically. The climate conference has ended, but the atmospheric storms have not. Nor has the increase in global temperatures.
New research dating a massive volcanic eruption suggests it may have contributed to the Late Cretaceous mass extinction of the dinosaurs.
King Richard III died on the battlefield, and was buried in a nondescript grave more than 500 years ago. Modern technology and chemistry unite to identify the remains.
Powerful winds battering Wales and Scotland have connections to Extreme Weather Event Cucumber, the Polar Vortex, and Global Warming.
This week, earthquakes at subduction zones in Panama and Papua New Guinea, along with the earthquake swarm in Nevada, illustrate how complex tectonic settings can be.