Rabies is on the rise among dogs, and declining among other groups – a study offers new hope for pets exposed to rabies who are overdue for a booster shot.
Archives for January 2015
Today’s M5.7 earthquake in northern California occurred where three of the Earth’s tectonic plates meet; small enough to avoid a tsunami, this tremor was interesting.
It was a quiet week, with earthquakes in the western Pacific and South America – and nothing off the west cost of North America.
A Super Storm before Super Sunday. But high temperature records are set too, a new tropical cyclone forms, and the California drought drags on. Plus (Drumroll, please!): Decoded Science’s exclusive, scientifically derived, Super Bowl pick.
In what promises to be a bumper year for the observation of asteroids and dwarf planets, asteroid 2004 BL86 is due for a near miss of Earth on 26 January.
One storm departs the northeast after having minimal impact, but sets the stage for a blizzard and two feet of snow.
A nor’easter is headed up the east coast of the US, and the big cities will be very close to the rain/snow line. The heaviest snow could come later.
Sometimes it’s interesting to look at why things don’t happen, as well as why they do. So why is Florida apparently so invulnerable to earthquakes?
Most of Earth’s clouds are of terrestrial origin. Noctilucent clouds are of extraterrestrial origin, with an altitude of some fifty miles.
Mother Nature could have taken a meteorological knee and run out the clock on 2014. Instead, She chose to run up the score as global warming accelerated.