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...

High retention rate for IUDS inserted after vaginal delivery

Though some studies have suggested intrauterine devices (IUDs) have a tendency to be expelled when inserted immediately following vaginal childbirth, a new study shows...

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...

The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops

US and Italian scientists have worked out a strategy to feed an extra 825 million people – by altering crops and where they are...

Fifty-years of data from a ‘living’ oxygen minimum lab could help predict the oceans’...

Canadian and US Department of Energy researchers have released 50 years' worth of data chronicling the deoxygenating cycles of a fjord off Canada's west...

Immediate aspirin after mini-stroke substantially reduces risk of major stroke

Using aspirin urgently could substantially reduce the risk of major strokes in patients who have minor 'warning' events, a group of European researchers has...