Why there’s more to funding drugs and medical treatments than the greatest good for the greatest number
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Why there’s more to funding drugs and medical treatments than the greatest good for the greatest number

One in 50,000 Canadian men suffer from a rare genetic disorder that results in progressive…

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Cooling the brain can help people after brain injuries or stroke
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Cooling the brain can help people after brain injuries or stroke

Medical science is making huge leaps lately and sometimes some new therapies may look counterintuitive…

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Volvo to eliminate all single-use plastics from its facilities and events by the end of 2019
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Volvo to eliminate all single-use plastics from its facilities and events by the end of 2019

Car manufacturers must be very environmentally friendly these days and it‘s great. However, they often…

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Neuroscientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events
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Neuroscientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events

Neuroscientists at Indiana University have reported the first evidence that non-human animals can mentally replay…

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How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male
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How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male

Boy or girl? For those who want to influence their baby’s sex, superstition and folk…

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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests
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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests

A review of the most comprehensive body of evidence on acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) —…

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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial
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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial

Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal…

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Scientists develop potential new approach to stop cancer metastasis
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Scientists develop potential new approach to stop cancer metastasis

Researchers have identified a compound that blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in…

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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off
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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms…

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Subtle hearing loss while young changes brain function, study finds
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Subtle hearing loss while young changes brain function, study finds

Cranking up your headphones or scrambling for a front-row spot at rock shows could be…

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