The illegal trade in turtles is thriving in Canada and harming turtle populations.
Oktober 22, 2017
Poachers are bringing some turtle populations to the edge of extinction.
Dr. Karen Lindfors, a professor of radiology and chief of breast imaging at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, examines the mammogram of a patient.
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The majority of research suggests the benefits of mammography screening greatly outweigh the harms for women over age 40.
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Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
Learning from each other.
Australian and Indonesian women's rights advocates should explore opportunities for grassroots collaboration to learn from each other in combating domestic violence.
Oktober 11, 2017
A prayer rally recently organized in Washington, DC is part of a growing movement, that scholars call 'Independent Network Christianity.'
We’re living longer than ever. But how many of those years will we be healthy?
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How many healthy years of life do you have ahead before you become unhealthy – and then die? One model tries to find the answer.
The new species has a smaller head, and a distinctly ‘cinnamon’ colour compared with other orangutans.
November 6, 2017
A group of fewer than 800 orangutans in northern Sumatra has been recognised as a new species - and they are already under threat from deforestation.
Trouble in paradise: Bermuda is at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak.
November 6, 2017
Unlike the Panama Papers, the latest leak shines a light on the elites of the offshore world.
Is coconut oil all it’s really cracked up to be, or is it just another fad?
Coconut oil is being hailed as the new "superfood", helping us lose weight and kill harmful bugs. But how do the claims stand up to scientific scrutiny?
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013. Subways abound in fine particles often carried by brakes or trains.
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September 15, 2017
Subways seem like the perfect solution to improve air quality in cities. But what about air quality underground?
What attaches us so deeply to our phones?
September 25, 2017
Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.
When we sit, we accumulate calories and excess fat which can cause obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and death. The solution may be as simple as counting.
September 28, 2017
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
Oktober 18, 2017
Deforestation has wiped out most other predators, so the lizards have lots of food and little competition.
Masturbation is a natural and normal part of healthy sexual development.
Desember 4, 2013
Conduct an Internet search for “masturbation,” and you will find hundreds, if not thousands, of slang phrases for the act. This proliferation of slang phrases suggests people want to talk about masturbation…
Australia and Indonesia are official non-claimants of the South China Sea.
Oktober 26, 2017
Australia and Indonesia should collaborate to address challenges in the South China Sea and help de-escalate great power tensions.
A young breast-cancer patient in her home.
Two US researchers have traced the majority of cancers to DNA replication errors during our natural cell replacement. Their finding asks for a renewed inquiry into the role of "chance" in cancer.
Climate change could severely impact the world’s coffee-producing nations and turn a cup of decent java into a luxury in the years to come.
Oktober 9, 2017
By 2100, more than 50 per cent of the land now used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. Climate change is changing the game to such an extent that Canada could one day become a coffee producer.
In the last four years Indonesia has rapidly increased its academic publications output. But it still has a lot of catching up to do to be on par with other countries in the region.
November 16, 2016
Indonesia has the potential to make important contributions through academic research and the dissemination of knowledge emerging from Indonesian universities.
Not all body organs are vital.
September 15, 2016
An unparalleled cataclysm on the other side of the globe sets the stage for a gathering of literary titans at which an 18-year-old crafts an unearthly yet timeless tale of unbridled human arrogance.