SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
CHILDREN EXPOSED TO 30 PER CENT MORE AIR POLLUTION THAN ADULTS BECAUSE THEY ARE SHORTER, STUDY FINDS
Children are exposed to 30 per cent more air pollution than adults when walking to school because they are shorter, and nearer to exhaust fumes, a new report has found.
THE EU’S PROPOSED NEW COPYRIGHT LAWS SHOW NO GOVERNMENT KNOWS HOW GOVERN THE INTERNET
GDPR was a step forward. These new laws are a big step back.
FROGS AND TOADS VANISHING IN BRITAIN AS GARDEN PONDS FALL OUT OF FASHION
Frogs and toads are vanishing in Britain because garden ponds have fallen out of fashion, a new report suggests.
T. REX LIVED A LIFE DEVOID OF KISSES AND TONGUE WAGGING, NEW DEFLATING STUDY REVEALS
T. rex may have been a highly successful predator, but it would have been terrible at licking stamps, lollipops or popsicles, thanks to a tongue that was likely fixed to the bottom of its mouth.
GENETICALLY EDITED PIGS COULD BE BRED AFTER BREXIT TO HELP STOP COSTLY DISEASE
Pigs genetically edited to resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases could be bred after Brexit to save British farmers £50 million a year.
A WEIRD LUMP ON A WOMAN'S FACE TURNED OUT TO BE A WORM CRAWLING UNDER HER SKIN
When a woman in Russia noticed a small lump under her left eye, she snapped a selfie to document the unusual bulge.
ÖTZI THE ICEMAN HAD JUST SHARPENED HIS TOOLS DAYS BEFORE HIS MURDER
Days before his violent murder in the Italian Alps about 5,300 years ago, Ötzi the iceman re-sharpened his tools, likely with his right hand, according to a new analysis of the cut marks on his belongings.
TEENS WHO MISSED MMR JAB DURING WAKEFIELD SCARE URGED TO SEEK VACCINATION AS MEASLES SWEEPS EUROPE
Young people considering gap years and holidays in Europe are been warned to check they have received an MMR jab following outbreaks of measles on the continent.
MIT CREATES “ARTIFICIAL BLUBBER” TO KEEP NAVY SEALS WARM
“It’s like wearing a coat of air.”
MYSTERY 'DOGMAN' BEAST SHOT IN MONTANA WAS JUST A GRAY WOLF, DNA SHOWS
A mysterious "canid animal" shot by a Montana rancher in May had wildlife officials scratching their heads about what kind of beast it was, but DNA testing finally has answers.