Monthly Archives: June 2015

Spain, Portugal Bake In Heatwave

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Temperatures soared above 40 degrees across Spain and Portugal on Monday, prompting heat alerts, raising the risk of wildfires and drawing crowds to beaches and fountains.

Spain’s national weather office placed one province, Cordoba, on red alert, the highest level in the scale, meaning…

Temperatures soared above 40 degrees across Spain and Portugal on Monday, prompting heat alerts, raising the risk of wildfires and drawing crowds to beaches and fountains.

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Spain’s national weather office placed one province, Cordoba, on red alert, the highest level in the scale, meaning soaring temperatures posed an “extreme risk” to health.

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Guatemala Volcano Grows More Active, Spews Ash

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Guatemala City  – Guatemala’s Fuego volcano shook from explosions Sunday and spewed ashes over nearby communities as it entered a more intense phase of activity, authorities said.

The state Institute of Vulcanology reported “four or five explosions an hour accompanied by ashes …

Guatemala City  – Guatemala’s Fuego volcano shook from explosions Sunday and spewed ashes over nearby communities as it entered a more intense phase of activity, authorities said.

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The state Institute of Vulcanology reported “four or five explosions an hour accompanied by ashes (rising) to an altitude of 4,600 meters (15,000 feet).&#8221 Continue reading

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Updated AIR Hurricane Model for U.S. Features Storm Surge Module

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Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide has updated its hurricane model for the U.S. to help insurers and reinsurers better understand and quantify the risk from hurricanes.

The update features a hydrodynamic storm surge module that integrates storm parameters with elevation data to…

Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide has updated its hurricane model for the U.S. to help insurers and reinsurers better understand and quantify the risk from hurricanes.

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Indonesia Raises Alert As Mt Raung Volcano Erupts

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JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities on Monday (Jun 29) raised the alert level after Mount Raung in East Java erupted, causing ash to land in surrounding villages.

The eruption at Mount Raung on Sunday evening was heard 20 kilometres away, and ash fall was seen in villages about 10 kilometres away…

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities on Monday (Jun 29) raised the alert level after Mount Raung in East Java erupted, causing ash to land in surrounding villages.

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The eruption at Mount Raung on Sunday evening was heard 20 kilometres away, and ash fall was seen in villages about 10 kilometres away from the summit. Aircraft pilots also reported seeing large am Continue reading

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Consciousness Has Less Control Than Believed, According To New Theory

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Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a passive conduit rather than an active force that exerts control, according to a new theory proposed by an SF State…

Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a passive conduit rather than an active force that exerts control, according to a new theory proposed by an SF State researcher.

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Earth's Daily Rotation Period Encoded In An Atomic-Level Protein Structure

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A collaborative group of Japanese researchers has demonstrated that the Earth’s daily rotation period (24 hours) is encoded in the KaiC protein at the atomic level, a small, 10 nm-diameter biomolecule expressed in cyanobacterial cells.

This research group included: Dr. Jun Abe, Assistant…

A collaborative group of Japanese researchers has demonstrated that the Earth’s daily rotation period (24 hours) is encoded in the KaiC protein at the atomic level, a small, 10 nm-diameter biomolecule expressed in cyanobacterial cells.

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Earth’s Daily Rotation Period Encoded In An Atomic-Level Protein Structure

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A collaborative group of Japanese researchers has demonstrated that the Earth’s daily rotation period (24 hours) is encoded in the KaiC protein at the atomic level, a small, 10 nm-diameter biomolecule expressed in cyanobacterial cells.

This research group included: Dr. Jun Abe, Assistant…

A collaborative group of Japanese researchers has demonstrated that the Earth’s daily rotation period (24 hours) is encoded in the KaiC protein at the atomic level, a small, 10 nm-diameter biomolecule expressed in cyanobacterial cells.

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This research group included: Dr. Jun Abe, Assistant Prof. Atsushi Mukaiyama, and Prof. Shu Continue reading

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