Batul Husein Shakir

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Doctors call for global consensus on diagnosis of death

<b>There needs to be international agreement on when and how death is diagnosed, two leading doctors suggest.</b><p>At a European meeting of anaesthetists they said improvements in technology mean the line between life and death is less clear.<p>They called for precise guidelines and more research to prevent …

Medicine

Land of Lemurs and Other Strange Things

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><i>Young Explorer Cara Brook is in Madagascar studying the impact of human land development on biodiversity and how it could potentially spread infectious diseases that are transmitted from animals to people. Cara will focus on bubonic plague in small mammals and henipaviruses</i> …

Broader Perspectives