Great earthquakes, water under pressure, high risk

The largest earthquakes occur where oceanic plates move beneath continents. Obviously, water trapped in the boundary between both plates has a dominant influence on the earthquake rupture process.

And the weather on Mars is... really very pleasant

Preliminary weather reports from the Curiosity rover’s Remote Environment Monitoring Station (REMS) are showing some surprisingly mild temperatures during the day. 

The Dark Knight is under pressure

Is there pressure coming up with another Batman movie, especially when the last one set the bar incredibly high? What do you think? Of course there's pressure! 



Science under threat from pressure for positive results

Scientific research could be set for a big decline because of a growing tendency to report only positive findings.

Foxconn employee jumps to his death in China

An employee of Foxconn Technology has committed suicide by jumping off a four-story building. The latest death marks the eighth Foxconn suicide this year.