Science and society

Every bottle of prosecco may erode 4.4 kilograms of Italian hillside

HIV and AIDS - сб, 2019-01-19 11:00
In Italy's traditional prosecco-growing region, estimates suggest that 400,000 tonnes of soil is eroded from the vineyards each year
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Every bottle of prosecco may erode 4.4 kilograms of Italian hillside

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - сб, 2019-01-19 11:00
In Italy's traditional prosecco-growing region, estimates suggest that 400,000 tonnes of soil is eroded from the vineyards each year
Категории: Science and society

We've dug up tiny animals from beneath a frozen Antarctic lake

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2019-01-18 18:51
The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice
Категории: Science and society

We've dug up tiny animals from beneath a frozen Antarctic lake

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2019-01-18 18:51
The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2019-01-18 17:36
The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist
Категории: Science and society

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2019-01-18 17:36
The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Australia swelters in record temperatures with warmest ever night

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2019-01-18 14:23
Noona in New South Wales recorded Australia's warmest ever night with temperatures remaining above 35.9°C on 17 January
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Australia swelters in record temperatures with warmest ever night

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2019-01-18 14:23
Noona in New South Wales recorded Australia's warmest ever night with temperatures remaining above 35.9°C on 17 January
Категории: Science and society

Peacocks might use their showy tails for covert communication

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2019-01-18 10:00
Tigers, leopards and dogs all hunt peacocks, but their colour vision is poor, suggesting they might not actually notice a peacock's colourful tail
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Peacocks might use their showy tails for covert communication

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2019-01-18 10:00
Tigers, leopards and dogs all hunt peacocks, but their colour vision is poor, suggesting they might not actually notice a peacock's colourful tail
Категории: Science and society

Behind the Sheet review: Eye-opening play follows slaves’ story

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2019-01-18 03:01
The story of the unsung slave women who helped end an excruciating condition by enduring surgery without anaesthetic makes a play that deserves a wide audience
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Behind the Sheet review: Eye-opening play follows slaves’ story

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2019-01-18 03:01
The story of the unsung slave women who helped end an excruciating condition by enduring surgery without anaesthetic makes a play that deserves a wide audience
Категории: Science and society

Silencing brain cells in mice can make them no longer care about pain

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
When certain brain cells are silenced in mice, they still sense pain but no longer seem bothered by it. The finding could lead to new pain treatments
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Silencing brain cells in mice can make them no longer care about pain

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
When certain brain cells are silenced in mice, they still sense pain but no longer seem bothered by it. The finding could lead to new pain treatments
Категории: Science and society

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet
Категории: Science and society

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2019-01-17 21:00
Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper
Категории: Science and society

Could a diet save the planet? Only if we pay the real cost of food

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2019-01-17 19:27
There is no doubt that a “planetary diet” involving more vegetables and less meat would benefit the environment and likely save lives too, but making it happen won’t be easy
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Could a diet save the planet? Only if we pay the real cost of food

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2019-01-17 19:27
There is no doubt that a “planetary diet” involving more vegetables and less meat would benefit the environment and likely save lives too, but making it happen won’t be easy
Категории: Science and society