Category: World

2018-01-17 01:49:24 (M4.6) Windward Islands 11.0 -62.4 (29192)

16 Jan 21:17 | U.S. News

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2018-01-16 23:29:36 UPDATED: (M4.2) south of the Aleutian Islands 50.8 175.0 (29192)

16 Jan 19:30 | U.S. News

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Want people to work together? Familiarity, ability to pick partners could be key

16 Jan 15:15 | World

The key to getting people to work together effectively could be giving them the flexibility to choose their collaborators and the comfort of working with established contacts, new research suggests.read more »

2018-01-16 04:41:00 UPDATED: (M4.7) Bering Sea 63.1 -172.5 (29192)

16 Jan 14:50 | U.S. News

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Study shows how Olympic Games affect the stock market

16 Jan 14:05 | World

New research reveals how global sports events such as the Olympic Games can affect stock market activity.read more »

2018-01-16 10:50:56 UPDATED: (M4.1) Bering Sea 63.1 -172.5 (29192)

16 Jan 06:10 | World

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Experts raise concerns over raw meat diets for cats and dogs

15 Jan 15:00 | World

Experts are warning dog and cat owners to be aware of the risks associated with feeding their pets raw meat-based diets (RMBDs), instead of the more conventional dry or canned pet foods.read more »

Jet stream changes since 1960s linked to more extreme weather

15 Jan 11:55 | World

Increased fluctuations in the path of the North Atlantic jet stream since the 1960s coincide with more extreme weather events in Europe such as heat waves, droughts, wildfires and flooding, reports a University of Arizona-led team.read more »

GDACS daily newsletter for 15/01/2018

15 Jan 02:11 | Weather

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Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 1/14/2018 2:04:55 PM

14 Jan 10:16 | World

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 14 Jan 2018 14:04 UTCread more »

2018-01-14 14:04:55 (M4.5) off the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 53.0 159.4 (29192)

14 Jan 10:14 | U.S. News

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2018-01-13 01:35:21 UPDATED: (M5.2) Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 51.8 178.0 (29192)

12 Jan 20:52 | SciTech

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Babies stir up clouds of bio-gunk when they crawl

12 Jan 15:07 | World

When babies crawl, their movement across floors, especially carpeted surfaces, kicks up high levels of dirt, skin cells, bacteria, pollen, and fungal spores, a new study has found.read more »

Evolution acceptance in children linked to aptitude, not belief

12 Jan 08:36 | World

In contrast to adults, acceptance of evolution in schoolchildren in the UK is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than conflicts with belief systems, say scientists at the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath. read more »

Ingredients for life revealed in meteorites that fell to Earth

11 Jan 17:11 | World

Two wayward space rocks, which separately crashed to Earth in 1998 after circulating in our solar system's asteroid belt for billions of years, share something else in common: the ingredients for life. They are the first meteorites found to contain both liquid water and a mix of complex organic compounds such as hydrocarbons and amino acids.read more »

Making the Internet of Things possible with a new breed of 'memristors'

11 Jan 14:05 | World

The internet of things is coming, that much we know. But still it won't; not until we have components and chips that can handle the explosion of data that comes with IoT. In 2020, there will already be 50 billion industrial internet sensors in place all around us.read more »

Women survive crises better than men

10 Jan 15:05 | World

Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide -- in some countries by more than a decade. Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don't just outlive men in normal times: They're more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances.read more »

Mass extinctions remove species but not ecological variety

10 Jan 12:17 | World

Sixty-five million years ago, clouds of ash choked the skies over Earth. Dinosaurs, along with about half of all the species on Earth, staggered and died. But in the seas, a colorful population of marine bivalves--the group including oysters, clams and scallops--soldiered on, tucked into the crevices of ocean floors and shorelines.read more »

Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth

9 Jan 17:01 | World

Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new theory for how life on Earth may have begun.read more »

Syria: 13 million people in desperate need as seventh war-torn winter sets in

9 Jan 11:17 | World

With millions of desperate people across Syria now facing their seventh winter of war, the United Nations warned on Tuesday that intensified military operations in the country's north are forcing families to flee, in the cold, to areas without enough resources to support them.read more »

2018-01-08 22:46:55 (M4.3) Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region 54.5 168.2 (29192)

8 Jan 18:07 | U.S. News

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Trawl of Red Sea surface waters finds little plastic

8 Jan 17:08 | World

Researchers are mapping global patterns of marine plastic pollution as alarm grows over floating rubbish. A team led by marine scientist Carlos Duarte from KAUST shows that the level of plastic debris in the Red Sea is relatively low.read more »

2018-01-08 20:11:22 (M4.3) Russia-Mongolia border region 50.3 90.1 (29192)

8 Jan 16:39 | U.S. News

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2018-01-08 16:19:03 (M4.1) Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 50.6 178.7 (29192)

8 Jan 15:55 | U.S. News

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Scientists uncover why sauna bathing is good for your health

8 Jan 15:19 | World

Over the past couple of years, scientists at the University of Eastern Finland have shown that sauna bathing is associated with a variety of health benefits.read more »

GDACS daily newsletter for 07/01/2018

7 Jan 02:14 | World

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Green alert: earthquake M 5.7 in Russian Federation on 1/7/2018 2:24:06 AM

6 Jan 21:58 | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.7 in Russian Federation on 07 Jan 2018 02:24 UTCread more »

2018-01-07 02:24:06 (M5.7) Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region 55.1 165.7 (29192)

6 Jan 21:43 | World

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Region: Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia regionread more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 1/6/2018 7:52:32 PM

6 Jan 17:52 | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 06 Jan 2018 19:52 UTCread more »

2018-01-06 19:52:32 (M4.6) east of the Kuril Islands 46.5 154.3 (29192)

6 Jan 17:47 | World

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2018-01-06 05:03:59 (M4.2) Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 51.9 -179.7 (29192)

6 Jan 01:13 | World

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Region: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaskaread more »

2018-01-04 16:05:59 (M4.3) Kuril Islands 48.2 152.9 (29192)

5 Jan 2018 | World

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The window for saving the world's coral reefs is rapidly closing

5 Jan 2018 | World

For the first time, an international team of researchers has measured the escalating rate of coral bleaching at locations throughout the tropics over the past four decades. The study documents a dramatic shortening of the gap between pairs of bleaching events, threatening the future existence of these iconic ecosystems and the livelihoods of many millions of people.read more »

Officials welcome reopening of communications between two Koreas

5 Jan 2018 | World

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the reopening of the communication channel between North Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea.read more »

Stressed out? Try smelling your partner's shirt

4 Jan 2018 | World

The scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, new psychology research from the University of British Columbia has found.read more »

Is Arctic warming influencing the UK's extreme weather?

4 Jan 2018 | World

Severe snowy weather in winter or extreme rains in summer in the UK might be influenced by warming trends in the Arctic, according to new findings.read more »

News From Monsanto: The BioAg Alliance Readies New Seed Coatings to Help Farmers Achieve Better Harvests

4 Jan 2018 | World

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GDACS daily newsletter for 04/01/2018

4 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

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Green alert: earthquake M 5.3 in Russian Federation on 1/4/2018 2:44:58 AM

3 Jan 2018 | World

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.3 in Russian Federation on 04 Jan 2018 02:44 UTCread more »

2018-01-04 02:44:58 (M5.3) near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 53.2 159.8 (29192)

3 Jan 2018 | SciTech

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Scientists find surprising evidence of rapid changes in the Arctic

3 Jan 2018 | World

Scientists have found surprising evidence of rapid climate change in the Arctic: In the middle of the Arctic Ocean near the North Pole, they discovered that the levels of radium-228 have almost doubled over the last decade.read more »

After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen sliding into 'deepening catastrophe'

3 Jan 2018 | World

As the conflict in Yemen passes the grim 1,000-day milestone, the United Nations is warning that if humanitarian workers cannot gain greater access and the violence does not subside, the cost in lives will be incalculable.read more »

Green alert: earthquake M 5.3 in Tonga on 1/3/2018 6:42:47 AM

3 Jan 2018 | World

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.3 in Tonga on 03 Jan 2018 06:42 UTCread more »

GDACS daily newsletter for 03/01/2018

3 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

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Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 1/3/2018 12:22:37 AM

2 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 03 Jan 2018 00:22 UTCread more »

2018-01-03 00:22:37 (M4.6) near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 55.0 162.1 (29192)

2 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

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2017-12-31 15:50:21 (M4.5) Svalbard region 77.0 18.4 (29192)

2 Jan 2018 | U.S. News

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GDACS daily newsletter for 30/12/2017

30 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

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Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 12/29/2017 7:20:45 PM

29 Dec 2017 | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 29 Dec 2017 19:20 UTCread more »

2017-12-29 19:20:45 (M4.5) Kuril Islands 50.2 156.0 (29192)

29 Dec 2017 | World

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