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Saturday 25 April, 2015

Soon, floating n-plants that survive tsunami, quakes

In case of a tsunami or earthquake, the imminent danger to a nuclear plant is cooling failure inside the reactor. What if a floating platform can take such nuclear plant deep at seafloor  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Five killed in 8.2 magnitude quake in Chile

Five people have been killed in a massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Scale that hit off Chile’s northern coast Tuesday and triggered tsunami waves  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Smaller volcanoes could cool Earth’s surface

Aerosols from relatively small volcanic eruptions can be boosted into the high atmosphere by weather systems such as monsoons, where they can affect global temperatures  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
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Catastrophic “merging tsunami” doubled Japan devastation

The catastrophic tsunami, which hit the Japan shores in March 2011, was a long- hypothesized ‘merging tsunami’  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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How animals predict impending earthquake

Chemical changes in groundwater that occur when an earthquake is about to strike could be the cause behind the bizarre behaviour of animals during such calamities  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Japan may ban rice from near n-plant

The Japanese government Thursday said it was considering banning shipments of rice from an area near the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant after samples showed radioactive contamination  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Earthquakes take more lives than other natural disasters

A new study has revealed that earthquakes have a bigger impact on health than other natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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Japanese tsunami mapped in detail for the first time

Researchers surveyed 2000 kilometers of Japanese coastline, including over 5300 locations  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 29th, 2011
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Hurricane Irene kills 18, impacts millions in US

As Hurricane Irene petered out leaving 18 dead across seven states and impacting millions with strong  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Forecast of eruption at undersea volcano comes true

A team of scientists has discovered a new eruption of Axial Seamount, an undersea volcano situated off the Oregon coast  More...