Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center Scientist Emerita and Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor Dr. Jurgenne Primavera reported that the ‘region has the highest rate of mangrove loss.’
‘Political controversy over climate change cannot be attributed to the public’s limited ability to comprehend science,’ according to Dan Kahan, Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
Scientists found men who underwent prostate biopsies were more likely to be diagnosed with cancer if they had lost significant amounts of hair.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men in the United States, with 186,000 new cases in 2008 and 28,600 deaths.
‘Sleep is a fundamental behavior in all animals, and it is poorly understood from a scientific standpoint,’ according to Dr. Nicholas Stavropoulos, of Rockefeller University in New York.
Research examined the benefits of zinc on pneumonia recovery. It has found out that zinc mineral can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia who are deficient with the mineral.
Mothers who breastfeed their babies for at least six months have lower blood pressure and they are less likely to develop hypertension later in life, according to a study.
A research team from Netherlands led by Ron Fouchier at Rotterdam’s Erasmus Medical Center said it had created a mutant version of the H5N1 bird flu virus that could for the first time be spread among mammals.
A fence of beehives was invented and developed by Dr. Lucy King, a biologist after studying elephants’ fear of being stung by bees.
A healthy diet should provide enough nutrients without the need for supplements, health experts advise.