December 1, 2016

Why disrupted body clocks trigger liver cancer

DRINKING too much and eating too much are both good ways of getting liver cancer. But there is a third. The disrupted circadian rhythms caused by […]
December 1, 2016

Machines are learning to find concealed weapons in X-ray scans

Prettier than an x-ray EVERY day more than 8,000 containers flow through the Port of Rotterdam. But only a fraction are selected to pass through a […]
December 1, 2016

Ocean acidification: a natural experiment

Tough but vulnerable GLOBAL warming is not the only environmental change that is being wrought by rising emissions of carbon dioxide. This gas, acidic when dissolved […]
December 1, 2016

Dolly Parton starts fund for families affected by Tennessee fires

Country music star Dolly Parton says she wants to help families in her community in eastern Tennessee whose homes and memories were reduced to ashes this […]