Monthly Archives: April 2017

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds – BBC News

The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills. Read More »

How a plastic-munching caterpillar could help save the earth

This wax worm can actually break down a non-biodegradable substance. Read More »

UN News – Ahead of World Malaria Day, UN says ‘let’s close the gap’ in prevention coverage

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International ‘March for Science’ Called Unprecedented by Organizers

Thousands of scientists and supporters gather in more than 600 cities worldwide Read More »

‘Without science it’s just fiction’: March for Science

Lovers of science got their day in the rain Saturday as they cheered their passions. Read More »

Rally to support the sciences set for Saturday afternoon on Boston Common – The Boston Globe

Thousands of people carrying signs, many wearing bright T-shirts and white lab coats, braved the drizzly cold Saturday to fill the Boston Common and rally for science as a brass band played and scientists demonstrated experiments for children. Read More »

Daily dose of diet soda tied to triple risk of deadly stroke

If you’re partial to a can of Pepsi Max at lunch, or enjoy a splash of Coke Zero with your favourite rum — you might want to put that drink back on ice. Read More »

Authorities: Doc may have performed liposuction in pole barn

Southwestern Michigan authorities say a doctor may have endangered patients and the public by performing liposuctions in a pole barn. Read More »

Daily dose of diet soda tied to triple risk of deadly stroke

If you’re partial to a can of Pepsi Max at lunch, or enjoy a splash of Coke Zero with your favourite rum — you might want to put that drink back on ice. Read More »

Researchers Find Yet Another Reason Why Naked Mole-Rats Are Just Weird

The hairless, ground-dwelling, cold-blooded rodents have proven capable of surviving total oxygen deprivation. Their odd biology allows them to run on an alternative fuel. Read More »