The headline reads:
Could LA's Big One be even bigger than we thought?
Now explosive helium is leaking from
massive earthquake fault under Los Angeles
Explosive helium? Helium is one of the least reactive gases there is. How can a science writer be so unfamiliar with the periodic table?
So I searched the authors other recent articles and found him promoting Paul Erlich's "research" into our pending (again) extinction. In that article he fails to mention that Paul Erlich is the worst extinction promoter since Thomas Robert Malthus.
So the results are in: absolutely anyone can be a science writer for Mail Online.