Science & InnovationLaelaps Nothing opens up the possibility for evolutionary oddballs to emerge quite like a mass extinction. The worst such catastrophe – the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, about million
Perceptions that maths and physics are niche and male dominated are putting students off studying them at A level, says Elizabeth Truss MP, who is backing a new campaign to address the "broken pipeline"
How protein switches might work in chemical detectors and other electronics Wonder if it will catch on. A new paper, posted on the database arXiv, introduces a name for a new field of research: proteotronics,
The researchers say it could be caused by a type of fungal toxin. Kawasaki disease afflicts about 12,000 children per year in Japan. It causes rash and a swollen tongue, and often a high fever. When severe
A species of snake that was thought to have gone missing for nearly 80 years — or never to have existed in the first place — has been found. The Clarion nightsnake, named for the island it inhabits off
http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078313_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1539217234_2208f064160272860ad2f8634af40322 Is it a bird? Is it a dinosaur? Or something in between?