Salt-Infused Tarmac Could Keep Roads Ice-Free

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

What if roads already had salt built right into them? Theyd be able to prevent slick conditions from occurring, well before the risk of an accident.

Climate change does not cause extreme winters, experts say

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cold snaps like the ones in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists have now shown that global warming tends to reduce temperature variability.

Arctic Sea Ice Hit a Forty-Year Low This Winter

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The maximum extent of Arctic sea ice occurred early this year, and, at 5.61 million square miles, was the smallest in four decades.

Headline numbers: Why are winter death rates so high?

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

There has been a considerable increase in the numbers of people dying in England and Wales so far this year.

Winter Months Causing Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

According to nutrition researcher Peter Horvath, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient.