New Pain Pill Could Save Your Sperm

Research in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters reveals successful trials of EM-1 painkillers with minimal effects on male... Read more

The Economics of Ridiculously Expensive Art

What would possess someone to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundifor US$450 million? You might think it’s an investment –... Read more

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery For Ruptured Aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and... Read more

Are Cryptocurrencies A Dream Come True For Cyber-Extortionists?

When malicious software takes over computers around the world, encrypts their data and demands a ransom to decode the information, regular activities... Read more

‘Scars’ Left by Icebergs Record West Antarctic Ice Retreat

Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten... Read more

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Why It’s Good to Have a Mentor – or Two

”If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants” – Einstein... Read more


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