In an African study supported by the Canadian government, a new tool — the ‘flocked swab’ — helped reveal that one-third of babies hospitalized with severe diarrhea were discharged with an undiagnosed, treatable infection.The results could prompt global rethink of how to manage diarrhea diseases, the world’s 2nd leading cause of death of children under 5.
Madagascar is home to extraordinary biodiversity, but in the past few decades, the island’s forests and associated biodiversity have been under greater attack than ever. Rapid deforestation is affecting the biotopes of hundreds of species, including the panther chameleon, a species with spectacular intra-specific color variation. A new study by Michel Milinkovitch, professor of genetics, evolution, and biophysics at the University of Geneva, led in close collaboration with colleagues in Madagascar.
LAKE OUAREAU, Quebec, May 25 (UPI) — Catalin Alexandru Duru flew a hoverboard 905 feet across Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada, setting a Guinness World Record.
With the science nearly upon us, a new book highlights the ethical and logistical issues of bringing back proxies of extinct animals such as the woolly mammoth
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.
The popular belief that dyslexia is caused by sight problems has been blown out of the water by a study of 6000 school children. So what does cause it?
Men choose intelligence when picking a life partner above everything else, research suggests
The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer
Bad managers will be given guidance on how to treat staff in a new report to be launched next month by Nice