SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DENTURES PUT WEARERS AT RISK OF MALNUTRITION BECAUSE THEY CAN'T CHEW HEALTHY FOOD
Dentures put wearers at risk of malnutrition because they cause wearers to avoid healthy foods which are difficult to chew, a major study has shown.
BRITAIN MUST DESIGNATE ITS MARINE TERRITORIES AS 'BLUEBELT' TO PROTECT OCEANS AND WILDLIFE
Britain must designate its overseas territories as ‘bluebelt’ to help protect wildlife and prevent plastic pollution entering the oceans, campaigners have said.
A SECOND SUPER EARTH SPOTTED 111 LIGHT-YEARS AWAY
An international group of astronomers has discovered another "super earth" exoplanet that lies within the constellation Leo. And, while it doesn't lie within our currently defined habitable zone, they aren't ruling out its potential to hold life.
TEACHERS CALL FOR BAN ON SALE OF ENERGY DRINKS TO UNDER 16S
Teachers are calling for a ban on the sale of energy drinks to under 16s, because they contain huge amounts of sugar and caffeine and can cause headaches and palpitations.
SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED A NEW FORM OF MATTER CALLED “EXCITONIUM”
Many decades ago, scientists theorized the possibility of strange material they called "excitonium." Now, thanks to innovative experimentation, researchers have proven its existence.
WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE BECOME CONSCIOUS?
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BOEING BELIEVES IT CAN BEAT SPACEX TO MARS
CEO of Boeing Dennis Muilenburg has thrown down the gauntlet again, challenging Elon Musk's plans of getting to Mars first. Musk welcomes the competition.
SLIMMING CAN CUT BREAST CANCER RISK BY UP TO ONE THIRD, RESEARCH FINDS
Losing weight can help women cut their breast cancer risk by up to a third, a study has found.
THE LIFE OF A BABY TARDIGRADE
It started as a speck of a speck, a bundle of nerves and immature tissues curled up inside an egg, bunched up against its siblings.
ACONCAGUA: HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN SOUTH AMERICA
Part of the Andes mountain range, Aconcagua is the second highest of the Seven Summits (the highest peaks on each continent), behind only Mount Everest in Asia.