Rogue wave theory could help save ships

Physicists have found an explanation for rogue waves in the ocean and hope their theory will lead to devices to warn ships and save lives. “A device on the mast […]

Yarn from slaughterhouse waste

Yarn from slaughterhouse waste

Some 70 million tons of fibres are traded worldwide every year. Man-made fibres manufactured from products of petroleum or natural gas account for almost two-thirds of this total. The most […]


Landslides Triggered by Nepal Earthquakes

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey provides critical landslide-hazard expertise to Nepalese agencies and villages affected by the April 25, magnitude 7.8 earthquake that shook much of central […]