The “calving” event, as scientists call the break, will take place within “days, hours or weeks,” the MIDAS Project predicted on Wednesday. A U.K.-based Antarctic research project, MIDAS investigates the effects of a warming climate on Larsen C and has been monitoring the growth of this major rift in the shelf.
What’s in that dump could be key to solving the more than 50-year-old mystery of what happened to about 200 pounds of highly enriched uranium NUMEC couldn’t account for in a 1965 inventory of nuclear material at its plants.
A few of the 500-year-old designs, such as the bird-like human aeroplane, were created at life-size scale.
Insufficient sleep has been linked to a number of chronic diseases and conditions. A new study revealed that sleep deprivation may cause the brain to cannibalize itself. Researchers likewise found that lack of sleep may raise the risk for premature death due to cardiovascular diseases. – See more at: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/208567/20170529/got-insomnia-heres-a-safe-way-to-get-sleep-without-taking-sleeping-pills.htm#sthash.kdeSucF8.dpuf
Hundreds of activists around the globe joined an international march against the multinational biotech and agribusiness corporation Monsanto. The demonstrations were held under the slogan, “Keep GMOs out of your genes.”
We will not stand for cronyism. We will not stand for poison. That’s why we March Against Monsanto,” the organizers of the 6th annual march said in a statement. http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/home/
“On average, warming for the entire Antarctic continent has been much slower than Arctic warming so far,” Marc Salzmann, a researcher at the University of Leipzig’s Institute for Meteorology in Germany, said in a news release. “Moreover, climate models suggest that, by the end of this century, Antarctica will have warmed less compared to the Arctic.”