Health

Steve September 29, 2022

Hitherto, scientists have not fully understood why ticks are such dangerous disease vectors. A research team now shows that tick saliva inhibits the skin’s defense function, thereby increasing the risk of diseases such as tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or Lyme disease., Read More

Steve September 28, 2022

An international team has reconstructed the genome organization of the earliest common ancestor of all mammals. The reconstructed ancestral genome could help in understanding the evolution of mammals and in conservation of modern animals. The earliest mammal ancestor likely looked like the fossil animal ‘Morganucodon’ which lived about 200 million years ago., Read More

Steve September 28, 2022

Peace and environmental sustainability — two lofty but vital goals for all countries — are known to be intrinsically related, according to new research. However, researchers still tend to investigate them separately, and, when they are viewed together, it is often with broad strokes, with little examination into the nuances of either peace or environmental […]

Steve September 28, 2022

By Tom GerkenTechnology teamImage source, Getty ImagesThe NHS app has been downloaded 30 million times, with many people using it to spell out their preferences on organ donation.The app for NHS England patients was first piloted in 2018.Among other things, it can be used to make GP appointments, order prescriptions and download NHS Covid passes […]

Steve September 28, 2022

With electric vehicles sales soaring worldwide, potential buyers are not just weighing up the price tag, but also the logistics and expense of charging the planet-friendly cars. A new study shows households with solar panels and batteries will be the big winners., Read More