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Ash dieback - wilting our leaves since September 2012. Gareth Fuller/PA

We must develop the genetic tools to fight ash dieback

Ashwellthorpe Lower Wood in Norfolk, England has been managed by coppicing, an ancient form of forestry, for more than a thousand years. It was recorded as coppiced woodland in the Domesday Book published…
The secret killer. United Nations Photo

Thousands die early due to air pollution

A recent MIT study claims that total combustion emissions in the US account for about 200,000 premature deaths per year. This enormous figure is not unique. In the UK, roughly 29,000 premature deaths are…

Higher mortality in coal mining counties

Coal mining areas may adversely affect those who live and work in them. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh studied…

Frogs beat disease by croaking together

Ponds with more types of frogs are more resistant to infection, research from University of Colorado has found. The study…
Is our distaste for toilet talk halting sanitation improvements in the developing world? Alan Porritt/AAP

Loosen up, it’s time to talk about toilets

Bodily waste can be an embarrassing subject, but one that most of us can avoid thanks to efficient toilets and sewers. Nevertheless, this embarrassment may be holding back improvements in sanitation where…

Treatment hope for muscular dystrophy

Researchers have found that increasing a specific protein in muscles could help treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD…

Blue traps attract flies

Flies are three times more attracted to the colour blue than they are to yellow. Researchers used these findings to develop…

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