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A report from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology concludes that the UK's summer floods were a blip, and unrelated to climate change. But what degree of flooding can we expect in future summers and winters, and how can storm modelling offer improved warning systems of imminent floods in unexpected areas?
The AD 365 Tsunami
Fresh analysis of the tectonics of the Mediterranean seafloor, suggests that a previously overlooked fault could be the source of the large earthquake and tsunami that destroyed Alexandria.
Gareth Mitchell reports on the discovery of an ancient horse bath in Bath city. Together with newly discovered documents it adds a new dimension to the history of Vet science and animal husbandry.
With an ever changing vision of NASA amongst candidates in the US primaries, David Kestenbaum predicts NASA's future under Bush's successor.
New research reveals monkeys can combine calls to make them meaningful in same way humans do. Dr Klaus Zuberbuhler at St Andrews University predicts this will offer new insights into the evolution of human language.