Wade Wright

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12 Whirling Facts About Tornadoes

Often spinning at speeds over 100 miles per hour (and in extreme cases over 300 miles per hour), a tornado is a violently rotating column of air in …

Weather

What science doesn’t know about the menopause: what it’s for and how to treat it

It is a critical stage of life for half the population, yet women struggling with symptoms are confronted with conflicting advice. Why is so little understood about the menopause?<p>My physio, a young woman called Lucy, was simply making conversation. She wanted to distract me from the serious …

Women's Health

New weapon in the fight against breast cancer

Berkeley lab researchers develop clinically relevant mouse model for the most prevalent form of breast cancer<p>The first clinically-relevant mouse …

Cancer

Here's What Happens To Your Brain And Body If You Don't Sleep

You’ll be pleased to hear that science has got your back if you want an excuse to get more sleep. There are many health effects linked to a lack of …

Understanding freak waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rogue waves, once considered nothing more than a sailor’s myth, are more predictable than ever thanks to new research from the …

Watch Mount Merapi Explode Live on the Web

Fearing that Indonesia's Mount Merapi will erupt again soon, hundreds of thousands of people have begun evacuating from the base of the volcano.<p>More …

Geology

First flu exposure imprints itself on immune system

A person's first infection with the influenza virus likely stimulates the production of key antibodies that then shape later immune responses to …

The Worst Natural Disasters Ever

The massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti yesterday may be the most powerful quake to strike the island nation in more than 200 years. …

Natural Disasters

Best space photographs of 2015

Astronomy
Cancer

What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Too Much Water?

The question <i>How much water do I need to drink?</i> is often followed with the related question <i>Can I drink too much of it?</i> We're here to tell you that, …

NASA: Rising Sea Levels More Dangerous Than Thought

The consequences of global sea level rise could be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by the dominant climate models, which don't …