Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
These unusual reptiles, which are found in rainforests in Southeast Asia, are able to fling themselves from trees and elegantly glide through the air.
Scientists say that the serpents radically alter their body shape to generate the aerodynamic forces needed to perform this feat. [Read Full Article]
Monday, February 10, 2014
These lakes, many of which are no more than 3m deep, melt earlier in the season and retain open water conditions for much longer.
And 20 years of satellite radar also now show that far fewer will freeze right through to the bottom in winter. [Read Full Article]
Friday, February 7, 2014
According to conventional thinking, the Khoisan tribes of southern Africa, have lived in near-isolation from the rest of humanity for thousands of years. In fact, the study shows that some of their DNA matches most closely people from modern-day southern Europe, including Spain and Italy. [Read Full Article]
Thursday, February 6, 2014
It predicts the number of cancer cases will reach 24 million a year by 2035, but half could be prevented.
The WHO said there was now a "real need" to focus on cancer prevention by tackling smoking, obesity and drinking.
The World Cancer Research Fund said there was an "alarming" level of naivety about diet's role in cancer.[Read Full Article]