Naomi Brown Research published by Usami Kadri, a postdoctoral researcher at Cardiff University, has shown that a type of sound wave called an ‘acoustic gravity wave’ could be used to detect and possibly mitigate tsunamis. These waves are formed naturally with underwater earthquakes and landslides, as well as tsunamis. Image Credit: Flickr What is an … Continue reading Could We Hear a Tsunami Coming?
Naomi Brown Recently there have been numerous reports of the rapid spread of avian flu across Europe. With the memories of previous outbreaks that caused widespread devastation across poultry farms and fatalities in humans, there are concerns that this time it could be worse. Image Credit: Flickr What is avian flu? Avian flu is a … Continue reading Bird Flu Is Back