Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Great Barrier Reef's corals in steep decline
Half of the Great Barrier Reef's corals have died over the past 25 years, scientists said Wednesday, warning that climate change is irreversibly destroying the underwater ecosystem.
14 October 2020, 14:15
Droughts are threatening global wetlands: Study
In a major study, researchers have shown how droughts are threatening the health of wetlands globally.
13 October 2020, 08:43
Asthma during childhood linked to increased risk of IBS: Study
Researchers have found that asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 is associated with an increased risk of having irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at 16.
13 October 2020, 08:40
Coronavirus 'can survive for 28 days on surfaces': Study
The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive on items such as banknotes and phones for up to 28 days in cool, dark conditions, according to a study by Australia's national science agency.
12 October 2020, 08:31
Exercise intensity not linked to mortality risk in older adults
Researchers have found that exercise intensity appears to make no difference to risk of mortality among older adults.
11 October 2020, 08:43
Pregnancy complications may up stroke risk in later life
Researchers have found that pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, diabetes in pregnancy (gestational diabetes) and pre-term birth are linked to a heightened risk of heart ...
10 October 2020, 10:15
Musical training can improve working memory in kids
If you want your kids to be more intelligent and sharper, read on. Neuroscientists have found new evidence that learning to play an instrument may be good for the brain.
9 October 2020, 10:02
BP medicine may lower death risk from flu, pneumonia
Researchers have found that drugs to lower the blood pressure of the type ‘ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers’ reduce the mortality rate of influenza and pneumonia
5 October 2020, 09:34
63pc Bangladeshis carry Neanderthal DNA, ‘exposing them to severe COVID infection’
COVID-19 patients with a snippet of Neanderthal DNA that crossed into the human genome some 60,000 years ago run a higher risk of severe complications from the disease, researchers have reported.
1 October 2020, 16:01
Greenland ice loss worst in 12,000 years
Ice loss from Greenland's massive ice sheet will cause sea levels to rise more during the 21st century than they have during any 100-year period in the last 12,000 years, even if global warming is ...
1 October 2020, 09:17