Geo-engineering might be possible – but so far it doesn’t look practical

Geo-engineering – the untested technofix that would permit the continued use of fossil fuels – could create more problems than it could solve. By masking...

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years, with record-breaking extreme weather

It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and...

Satellite data could help reduce flights sidelined by volcanic eruptions

A volcano erupting and spewing ash into the sky can cover nearby areas under a thick coating of ash and can also have consequences...

Depressed with a chronic disease? Many find antidepressants are not working

Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical...

Many older adults don’t get pneumococcal vaccination

A simple two-minute video about pneumococcal vaccination sent to patients before a primary care visit tripled the likelihood they would get the vaccine, reports...

Arterial switch to 12 o’clock associated with reduced coronary reserve in adolescence

Arterial switch to the 12 o'clock position is associated with abnormal coronary perfusion in adolescence, reveals research presented today at EuroCMR 2016.1 Babies born...