There were earthquakes this week in the western Pacific – Fiji and Japan – and a swarm of smaller tremors in southern California.
Archives for September 2016
Potassium Bromate – a wheat flour additive that is linked to cancer – still exists in some baked goods. Why is this chemical a problem?
2016 is on pace to be the hottest year since temperature measurements began in 1880. Every month sets new warming records.
Earthquakes in extensional, compressional and conservative tectonic settings feature this week – in the Mozambique Strait, Pacific Ocean and California.
In the water off what is now the Isle of Skye, 170 million years ago, a monster swam. It’s about to give up some of its secrets.
Chemical analysis is a tried and true technique–it has evolved from large scale to micro analysis, allowing laboratories to identify compounds via residue.
This week’s earthquakes were in New Zealand, Russia and – possibly most worryingly – in Oklahoma.
US and China ratify climate agreement as hurricanes threaten Hawaii and floods inundate Pakistan and Louisiana. Has global warming reached an inflection point?