The mysterious UFO lights may occur at rifts, or nearly vertical faults as the crystalline structure of the magmatic stones, subjected to intense pressure, releases electrical energy, according to a study in Seismological Research Letters.
Pollution levels in China's largest cities are literally off the index scale. Quick and clever solutions will be needed to not just reduce emissions, but scrub the putrid air as well, and that's where this air-cleaning bicycle concept comes in.
Russia's Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina presented the winner of a public competition for the official logo of the Russian rouble. The winning symbol will be the first official graphic representation of Russia's currency.
Children hospitalized for pneumonia have similar outcomes, regardless of whether they are treated with "big gun" antibiotics or more narrowly focused antibiotics such as penicillin, according to a Vanderbilt study.
On the occasion of the European Day for people with disabilities the European Commission announced that Gothenburg is the winner of the Access City Award 2014. The Award recognises Gothenburg's outstanding work towards increasing accessibility for disabled people and the elderly.