Findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (volume 103:296-305) indicate that taking HRT at the time of or shortly after onset of menopause significantly increases the risk of developing breast cancer compared with those who took a … Continue reading
According to the WMO the current La Niña episode will continue to exist for at least another 2-4 months. Other sources state it may last until 2012. This La Niña could be the strongest in decades and is likely to … Continue reading
Next stop in six weeks time, was announced today.
Pricewinning British science journalist Tim Radford argues that researchers are not hopeless at explaining their work to a general audience.
In 2010 Greenland lost more surface ice mass than in any other year since modern observations began, researchers of City College New York reported on Friday.
With all 2010 data collected and analysed, research groups are bombarding reports about climate record breaking year 2010.
Worried about taking a test and failing? Do you panic and choke when doing something critical for your job or life? Findings published in Science Magazine (vol 331:211-13, 2011) show that writing about your fears just prior to taking an … Continue reading
2010 was 0.01 degrees Celsius hotter than the number two hottest year 2005 and 0.02 degrees Celsius hotter than the third hottest year, 1998. Having combined the datasets of Met Office’s Hadley Centre/Climatic Research Unit (HadCRU), NOAA’s National Climatic Data … Continue reading
Extreme rainfalls and floods across different continents dominate the global news. A connection to La Niña has been suggested. But to what extent can the floods in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, the Philippines and north-western Europe be … Continue reading