Not much happened this week; but with earthquakes in Alaska, the Gulf of California and Oklahoma there’s plenty to say.
Archives for March 2016
Scientists use chromatography to separate similar organic molecules, such as resveratrol and pterostillbene. Food Chemistry at its best.
This week saw earthquakes in the north west Pacific, the Caribbean and in the wilds of Nevada.
America’s kidney shortage has reached crisis levels. Tissues, lungs and corneas are also in high demand, which means there’s a cash flow from the black market.
Global warming accelerates: February worldwide land and sea temperatures cast doubt on attainability of COP21 goals. The Earth is warming at an alarming rate.
This week’s earthquake were minor rather than major. But there’s plenty to comment on in Alaska, Oklahoma and the South Atlantic.
The Arctic is warming at twice the rate of other places on Earth, due in large part to positive climatic feedbacks in the region. Decoded Science explains the feedbacks, and an expert weighs in on how they compare to one another.
Large, medium or small – all sizes of earthquake captured the attention this week. Even sports can cause some tremors!
In a quiet week, there are still observations we can make. This week, the earthquakes of note are south of Australia, in the Pacific and in Wyoming.
There was plenty of weather action in February, including a massive tropical cyclone. What’s coming in March?