SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
LENA DUNHAM'S HYSTERECTOMY: CAN IT CURE ENDOMETRIOSIS?
Actress Lena Dunham has revealed that she recently underwent a hysterectomy to treat crippling pain from endometriosis.
HONESTLY, FAKE NEWS IS NOW AN ONLINE GAME - AND IT WILL HELP FIGHT AGAINST THE SPREAD 'MISINFORMATION', SAY SCIENTISTS
A fake news video game is being launched today which is said to "vaccinate" players against misinformation.
HERE'S A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF WHY YOU SHOULDN'T STIFLE YOUR SNEEZE
Before you try to stifle your sniffle to avoid a loud, snotty sneeze, heed some advice from a 34-year-old man in England who ruptured his throat while trying that trick: Don't do it.
'CASTLE CLOUD' CAUGHT IN SPECTACULAR ASTRONAUT PHOTO
It looks like a ghostly medieval tower — like something out of "Game of Thrones" — looming over the crystal-blue Caribbean waters of the Bahamas.
SMART CONTACT LENSES COULD SCREEN FOR PRE-DIABETES AND MONITOR GLUCOSE LEVELS
Researchers have developed a smart contact lens that can monitor glucose levels through tears. The soft, flexible lens could eventually be modified to monitor other biomarkers, deliver drugs, or improve the virtual/augmented reality experience.
INACCURATE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY FLOOD MAPS DISTORT HOUSE PRICES, CLAIM LOCALS
Flood maps published by the Environment Agency are so inaccurate that they are significantly distorting house prices, homeowners have claimed.
SCIENTISTS ARE CLOSER TO MAKING ARTIFICIAL BRAINS THAT OPERATE LIKE OURS DO
The artificial synapse fires 20 million times more rapidly than a human synapse does – and is more energy efficient, too.
DRUG-RESISTANT MALARIA SPREAD FOR FIVE YEARS BEFORE OFFICIALS REPORTED IT
The delay could stymie efforts to eradicate the disease.
DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION COULD KEEP DEMENTIA SYMPTOMS AT BAY
The therapy stimulates the part of the brain that controls planning, problem-solving, and judgment.
THE FIRST BRITONS WERE BLACK, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM DNA STUDY REVEALS
The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.