Overuse of antibiotics has led them to becoming less and less effective to treat us when we’re sick – leaving scientists scrambling for a fix. Here are some of the best ideas to tackle one of the 21st Century’s biggest challenges. The world is nearing a moment when antibiotics no longer work to treat infections. We are severely over-using the […]
By Emma WoollacottTechnology of Business reporter 6 October 2017 What if your self-driving car took on a mind of its own? As more carmakers adopt “over the air (OTA)” software updates for their increasingly connected and autonomous cars, is the risk of hacker hijack also increasing? Imagine jumping in your car but being taken somewhere you didn’t want to go […]
By Jasmin Malik Chua, Anyone who has experienced the euphoric “runner’s high” that follows a satisfying workout will likely attest to a connection between physical activity and mental health. Studies have long borne this theory out: Endorphins, the opiate-like chemicals that flood the brain after intense or sustained exercise, appear to act as a buffer against depressive thoughts and feelings. […]
This is a significant find that will lead to breakthroughs and treatment for the millions of people suffering from mental illnesses and auto-immune related diseases.
This is amazing news for the millions of people suffering from illnesses ranging from mental illness to auto-immune responses.
One of the world’s most under-exploited waste products – the feathers from poultry farms – is finding a clever new use inside buildings. Where there are people, there are chickens. Pretty much every country on Earth has poultry or their eggs on the menu. So, from Norway to New Zealand, and Cuba to Cambodia, chickens root around even the most […]
By Katie SilverHealth A father has lost a damages claim against a London IVF clinic after his ex-partner forged his signature to use frozen embryos. The High Court found IVF Hammersmith was not negligent. The couple broke up in 2010 but some months later the woman asked the clinic to implant an embryo, which they had stored. The man, who […]
Mr Musk says his solar storage technology is scalable for Puerto Rico’s needs Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico’s shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology. The vast majority of the island territory remains without power, weeks after it was hit by Hurricane Maria. On Twitter, Mr Musk said his technology, which powers several […]
Nearly 60 years ago, the US Navy launched Vanguard-1 as a response to the Soviet Sputnik. Six decades on, it’s still circling our planet.By Richard Hollingham 6 October 2017 From his desk at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, space debris analyst Tim Flohrer keeps track of the 23,000 or so catalogued objects currently orbiting the Earth. They […]
Leah Kongsrude, St. Albert’s environment director, says she’s seen captured goldfish up to 30 centimetres in length, compared to ones sold by pet stores that measure only about two centimetres Thousands of gold fish have been removed from a pond in Cobourg, Ont. on Friday November 14, 2014. Postmedia ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Workers have dipped nets and a naturally […]