Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
Scientists to explore how ocean nutrients arrive at the surface of the mid-Atlantic ocean
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have been awarded funding to explore how nutrients in the deep mid-Atlantic ocean are transported to the surface, where they support biological growth.
ESA is offering the chance to work at Concordia research station in Antarctica
Are you a team player who is unafraid of long isolation? Do you have a medical degree and a healthy love of extremes? ESA is offering the chance of a lifetime to run space experiments in one of the world's ...
Future droughts worse than expected
A new study is helping astrobiologists understand how climate change may shape the future of life on Earth.
Study of past climate change in Pacific Northwest lakes may presage future drought
(Phys.org) —Sorting through oxygen isotopes in muddy sediment at the bottom of 10 Pacific Northwest lakes has led a research team including University of Pittsburgh scientists to conclude that droughts ...
Researchers reconstruct Pacific storm track in climate model
(Phys.org) —The first study that combines different scales—cloud-sized and earth-sized—in one model to simulate the effects of Asian pollution on the Pacific storm track shows that Asian pollution can ...
Six Nepalese dead, six missing in Everest avalanche
At least six Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and six others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday in one of the deadliest accidents on the world's highest peak, officials ...
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