An unusual lake with distinct layers of low-oxygen and high-iron water lets researchers investigate conditions like those in the early Earth’s oceans.
There’s a common perception that supplements are harmless. But they can be dangerous at incorrect dosages.
The ocean twilight zone could store vast amounts of carbon captured from the atmosphere, but first we need a 4D monitoring system to ensure ramping up carbon storage does no harm.
Current trends suggest that powerful nations are defining the rules of resource use in space and satellite access in ways that will make it hard for developing nations to ever catch up.
Life doesn’t just need water and oxygen to thrive, it also needs iron.
Without a magnetic field, the Moon’s surface is exposed to solar wind. These could have been depositing resources like water and potential rocket fuel on the Moon’s surface for billions of years.
Traces of radioactive iron from the ocean floor, Antartica and the Moon reveal several waves of dust from distant stars over the past 10 million years.
From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.
A dietitian breaks down everything you need to know about this viral meat substitute.
The spread of tawny crazy ants may be driven, in part, by their need for calcium. The calcium-rich limestone bedrock of the lower U.S. Midwest may provide ideal conditions for populations to explode.
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren’t all bad, which is why they’re undergoing an image makeover.
Building renewable energy infrastructure involves mining for materials such as lithium, graphite and cobalt. If not done responsibly, that could cause huge environmental damage.
The food we eat influences our bodies’ immune responses to infection. So focusing on nutrition is one thing we can do to help protect ourselves in the face of the coronavirus threat.
Are you getting enough vitamin B12, calcium, iodine and iron? Here’s what can happen if you don’t get enough – and how to ensure you do.
Iron deficiency anaemia is an under-recognised condition, but one that can have serious health consequences.
The first step is to take an iron supplement to give your iron stores an immediate boost, then you want to investigate the cause and possibly work on your diet.
Melting ice from Antartica could feed vast plankton blooms, trapping carbon in the ocean. To understand this complex mechanism, researchers looked at volcanoes deep under glaciers.
Feeling tired and out of energy? Talk to your GP about checking your iron level.
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Research has confirmed a knife found in the ancient Egyptian pharaoh’s tomb was made with metal from the heavens.