Earthquakes- What Are They?

Earthquakes- What Are They

Earthquakes are the result shifting plates in the crust of Earth. When there is frictional stress building of the plates it causes failure at a fault line an earthquake happens.  The shaking of the ground happens when the energy is released, and waves radiate.  Research has found that they predict where major seismic activity may happen, but they cannot forecast […]

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Smoking Causes Schizophrenia in Newborns

Smoking Associated with Schizophrenia in Newborns

In a study of women who smoke and their pregnancies they determined that there is a large possibility that the infant may have develop schizophrenia.  Researchers found that if the women smoked cigarettes or used smokeless tobacco this could also occur.  Some of the infants may have low birth weight, preterm delivery, and the possibility of sudden infant death syndrome.  […]

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Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Studies show that the oceans are warming, and Antarctica’s ice is melting.  Now there is a new area where the ice is melting, Greenland’s ice sheets.  It shows that southwest Greenland’s ice sheets are melting at an alarming rate.  They have been melting at about 4 times the rate that was researched in 2003.  Research showed that this area was […]

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BURGLARS IN AUSTRALIA USE CROCODILES

BURGLARS IN AUSTRALIA USE CROCODILES

A group of four burglars stole some computers and office supplies from the Taminmin College in Humpty Doo, Australia.  They used some crocodiles in their entry to the office by throwing them through the window to gain access.  They must have known that they would be recorded during this caper because they were shirtless and had masks on their heads.  […]

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