Without intervention, the rock may have been destroyed by high tides and storm surges.
Even by conservative estimates, Mozambique’s snakebite figures are far higher than previously thought.
Lawmakers and courts in Ghana must strengthen protections for drivers of ride hailing companies
Researchers have a number of responsibilities when embarking on their work - not least of all to the participants.
The enigmatic envelope protein seems to hold the key to understanding why some human coronaviruses cause more severe disease than others.
A team of scientists used unique tracking data to study how streaked shearwaters fly into typhoons strong enough to destroy houses.
Various innovations after the past century have improved the world for many - but there’s still much more for universities to do.
The findings will help us better understand how biodiversity responds to a changing climate over time.
An unusual folded shape in a meteorite prompted scientists to dive deep into a rabbit hole – discovering a potential new way to make specially shaped diamonds in the lab.
The findings come from placoderm fish fossils found in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. This extinct order of fish represents some of our earliest jawed ancestors.
In a warming world, a species’ ability to acclimatise to temperatures is crucial. But young ectotherms can struggle to handle the heat.
The African continent is a rich repository for dinosaur fossils, including teeth and track marks.
A project to transcribe Dutch colonial records of the weather in Cape Town can benefit modelling of future climate scenarios and assist in forecasting weather now.
Honey bees have what it takes to pollinate blueberries, boosting the quality and quantity of the popular fruit.
Foot-and-mouth disease rarely kills animals, but it leads to production losses and economic knocks.
Fossil footprints are a treasure chest of information.
Plants have evolved several ways to deal with heavy metals that might otherwise poison or kill them.
Understanding how injury and disease, including COVID-19, can impair lung function can help researchers and clinicians better help patients who are experiencing chronic conditions
Research on exoplanets over the next couple of decades could help us more accurately estimate how many intelligent alien civilisations there are in our galaxy.
A new theory linking metabolism and size shows how evolution, not physics, is the driving force behind many of life’s patterns.