SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
FLU OUTBREAK: ROLE OF SIMPLE BREATHING FAR GREATER IN SPREADING VIRUS THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT
Flu can be spread from person to person simply via breathing, a new study has found, casting doubt on Government health adverstisements that on focus on sneezing.
NIGHT SKY – NOVEMBER 2017: LEONID METEORS, AND SEVEN SISTERS JUST PASSING THROUGH
A glance through binoculars at the bright, almost full Moon on the evening of Nov 5, shows that it is close to the V-shaped Hyades open cluster in Taurus the Bull. Over the course of the night, and into the morning of the 6th, the Moon’s disc slowly creeps in front of the stars forming the lower branch of the V.
ASTRONOMERS HAVE BEGUN MAPPING THE STRUCTURE OF THE FAR SIDE OF THE MILKY WAY
A clear picture of our corner of the cosmos is within reach.
IT’S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO UNDERSTAND HOW UNFATHOMABLY MASSIVE OUR UNIVERSE TRULY IS
But these science fiction writers gave it a try.
NEW MOTHERS COULD BE ‘BRIBED’ WITH £200 SHOPPING VOUCHERS TO BREASTFEED CHILDREN
New mothers could be ‘bribed’ with £200 in shopping vouchers to breastfeed their children, following a major five year trial part-funded by Public Health England.
RUSSIA’S MISSING SATELLITE WAS OFFICIALLY ATTRIBUTED TO HUMAN ERROR
An investigation by the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, has revealed that the true culprit behind a missing satellite is human error. The issue was originally blamed on a failure during the launch.
NHS MUST OFFER TRANSGENDER MEN EGG STORAGE SO THEY CAN BE PARENTS, SAYS BRITISH FERTILITY SOCIETY GUIDANCE
Women transitioning to men must be offered egg storage on the NHS, because they have the right to become parents too, the British Fertility Society said as it published new guidance today.
BOMBOGENESIS: WHAT'S A 'BOMB CYCLONE'?
"Bomb cyclones" or "weather bombs" are wicked winter storms that can rival the strength of hurricanes and are so called because of the process that creates them: bombogenesis.
VIRGIN GALACTIC JUST SUCCESSFULLY TESTED ONE OF THEIR SPACEPLANES
A successful test flight of a SpaceShipTwo puts Virgin Galactic one step closer to their goal of eventually taking private passengers above Earth's atmosphere.
BLACK DEATH PLAGUE SPREAD BY DIRTY HUMANS NOT RATS, STUDY SUGGESTS
Humans - and not rats - could have been the cause for the spread of plague during the Black Death, a new study suggests.