Elizabeth Schatz

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Could Lonesome George 'return' from extinction?

Lonesome George was the last surviving tortoise on Pinta Island in the Galapagos. Charles Darwin was the last scientist to see Floreana Island tortoises. But now both species could be "restored"<p>When Lonesome George died, the world mourned: gone was the last tortoise on that Galapagos island, and …

British review calls for urgent cuts to antibiotic use in livestock

Massive use of antibiotics in farming poses a critical threat to global public health and should be reduced dramatically to an internationally-agreed target, according to a British government-commissioned review.<p>Agreeing and implementing a global target for agricultural antibiotic use won't be …

Hackers can hijack Wi-Fi Hello Barbie to spy on your children

Security researcher warns hackers could steal personal information and turn the microphone of the doll into a surveillance device<p>Mattel’s latest Wi-Fi enabled Barbie doll can easily be hacked to turn it into a surveillance device for spying on children and listening into conversations without the …

Personal Information

'Causes of growing mental health problems sit largely within schools'

While progress has been made, a few schools appear to care more about academic results than the well-being of pupils, writes former head, Peter Tait<p>The mental health epidemic among the young represents one of the greatest challenges facing our schools.<p>According to the leading charity, Young Minds, …

Mental Health

Female prisoners given cats to look after behind bars

An American pet rescue charity is training inmates to look after the animals, which they'll be fostering in their prison dorms<p>An American pet rescue charity based in Mason County, Washington, has teamed up with a local prison to send stray cats to live behind bars.<p>The Kitsap Humane Society helped …

Woman charged in Oklahoma State homecoming parade crash that killed 4

A woman accused of running a red light and purposely driving around a barricade and over a police motorcycle before crashing into spectators at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade was formally charged Wednesday with four counts of second-degree murder and 46 counts of felony assault.<p>Payne …