Archive: 14/03/2011

The science behind a tsunami

The massive magnitude 8.9 earthquake that struck off the east coast Japan’s main island on March 11, 2011 set in motion a fierce tsunami that may have claimed thousands of lives, and sent tsunami warnings all across ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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A very bumpy playing field

As the electronic clock purrs away the milliseconds to the opening of the 2012 London Olympic Games, a new book by a Cambridge University researcher looks at the controversies surrounding the training and performance of athletes ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Other
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Cervical cancer vaccine causing confusion

The public 'recruitment' campaign promoting the new cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has done little to educate adolescent girls about the cause of the cancer, University of Sydney researchers Kellie Burns and Kate Russell ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cancer
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