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Are parking garages safe during hurricanes?
...ed severe weather including hurricanes, tornadoes, storms
and lightning for more than 15 years....
Texas A&M study proves pollution from China And India affecting world's weather
... to the period from 1994-2005 and discovered these storms
have risen anywhere from 20 to as high as 50 perce...believes. "You might have more storms, and these storms
might be more severe than usual," he says. "Or it could lead to the opposite severe droughts in o...
Global warming and your health
...er on the matter. Global warming will bring bigger storms
and hurricanes that will hold more water, according to climate scientists. Katrina showed how the water from a hurricane does far more damage than the high winds. All that flooding brings with it a host of direct and indirect health problems. "As w...
Details of solar particles penetrating the Earth's environment revealed
...rth's magnetic field. There were no large magnetic storms
on Earth, or spectacular aurorae to fill the night sky. However, Cluster and Double Star revealed that energetic particles from the Sun were blasting their way through the Earth's magnetic shield and penetrating the Earth's environment. Each day, ...
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors antidepressants and risk of violent behavior
...mme the authors report that "Many linked emotional storms
and thoughts and acts of violence or self-harm to paroxetine". Finally, the authors describe 9 illustrative medico legal cases in which they have been involved. After reviewing the possible mechanisms for the violence associated with SSRIs, the au...
Device effective in zapping the pain out of migraines
...ase of the migraine, often described as electrical storms
in the brain, before they lead to headaches. Auras are neural disturbances that signal the onset of migraine headaches. People who suffer from migraine headaches often describe "seeing" showers of shooting stars, zigzagging lines and flashing lights,...
Bold three-stage brain operation for intractable seizures appears promising
...ation, a special diet --could quell the electrical storms
in the young boy's brain. Caused by a rare genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis, the seizures began when he was only 2 months old. By the time he was 5, he was having more than 10 a day. The seizures left him with the developmental capabilities ...
Envisat altimeter watches Pacific for cold tongue of La Niña
... the intensity of jet streams and the behaviour of storms
occurring beyond the tropics in both hemispheres, including a summer decrease in hurricane activity in the eastern tropical North Pacific and a corresponding increase in the number of hurricanes in the tropical North Atlantic. The last La Nia took pl...
MSG-2 will advance long-term monitoring of Earth's energy balance
...ct the climate balance, and also how the huge dust storms
that sweep from the Sahara out over the Atlantic can affect the weather and the climate," says Prof. John Harries of Imperial College, Principal Investigator for GERB. "New aspects of these processes are being observed, with studies carried out by m...
Scientific breakthrough will help protect astronauts and spacecraft
...describe how their study of rare and unusual space storms
provided a unique opportunity to test conflicting ...e of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) says"Solar storms
can increase radiation in the Van Allen belts to levels that pose a threat to spacecraft. As modern...