Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Brain has specific radar for snakes: study

Brain has specific radar for snakes: study

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Ever wonder why snakes inspire such fear? A new study on monkeys out Monday says the brain has specific cells that fire off rapid warnings when confronted with slithery danger. Certain neurons respond “selectively” to images of snakes, and they outpace comparable neurons that react to visuals of faces, hands or geometric shapes, […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Health experts clamp down on tanning injections, or ‘jabba-tans’

Health experts clamp down on tanning injections, or ‘jabba-tans’

(Relaxnews) – A rise in the use of tanning injections, known as “jabba-tan,” and nose sprays containing Melanotan has sparked fresh warnings about their hazards. Friday the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that the agency has received 18 reports detailing 74 separate reactions which are suspected to be side effects, such […]

30.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·