Road, Rail Construction Methods Not In Tune With Noney Geology: Experts | Imphal News

Imphal: Excessive rain in a short duration coupled with the soft geological features of the hill and human activities, including unsystematic land use, are the aggravating factors that caused the massive and fatal landslide in the Tupul area of ​​Noney district in Manipur, experts have said .According to RAS Kushwahaa retired professor of the earth … Read more

Environmental Factor – July 2022: On the road again: NIEHS shines at the Endocrine Society’s annual conference

Scientists, including several from NIEHS, gathered in Atlanta for ENDO2022, the first in-person annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in three years. The Endocrine Society is a global organization of researchers and physicians who work at the forefront of hormone science, medical breakthroughs, and public health. The meeting had a hybrid format, with several thousand … Read more

Nanoparticles control flow of light like road signs direct traffic – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed tiny translucent slides capable of producing two very different images by manipulating the direction in which light travels through them. Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed tiny translucent slides capable of producing two very different images by manipulating the direction in which light … Read more

The yellow brick road to Atlantis? Incredible rock formation spotted on ocean floor near Hawaii 

It may look similar to the yellow brick road in The Wizard of Oz, or perhaps a hidden path to the mythical lost city of Atlantis. But deep-sea researchers who spotted the incredible rock formation say it is actually an example of ancient active volcanic geology on the ocean floor near Hawaii. The strange-looking feature, … Read more

Train derailment sounds alarm for road, rail networks as flood season in S.China comes

Bouquets are placed under a street lamp in front of Rongjiang station square in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, on June 5, 2022, in memory of Yang Yong, the hero driver, who died during the train derailment. Photo: VCG The Guizhou-Guangzhou Railway resumed operation on Sunday after a high-speed train … Read more

We don’t need road noise pollution – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Children exposed to road traffic noise at school exhibit signs of relatively slower attention and working memory development, compared to those educated in a quieter environment. Attention and working memory are crucial for learning, and the research, publishing June 2nd in the open access journal PLOS Medicinecould have implications for environmental noise policies to protect … Read more

A ‘Silent Epidemic on Wheels’ Is Killing Us, And We Need to Talk About It

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated mind-numbing statistics over the past two years: half a billion cases, 6 million deaths, 1 million in the US alone. But another, less-publicized global scourge preceded it and is likely to outlast it: traffic deaths and injuries. Around 1.35 million people die each year on the world’s roads, and another … Read more