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What is meningococcal disease? What symptoms should I look out for? And how can I prevent it?

Professor Helen Marshall, University of Adelaide Parents and doctors alike fear meningococcal infection, which has been in the news again. Doctors never want to miss...

Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara; Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Richard Taylor, UCL If you stand at practically any point...

Alcohol is harmful, even in small amounts

Alcohol use is widely accepted in the US, but even moderate consumption is associated with many harmful effects Christina Mair, University of Pittsburgh Leer en español. This month,...

The Atlantic is at risk of circulation collapse – it would mean even greater climate chaos across Europe

Robert Marsh, University of Southampton Amid news of lethal heatwaves across the Northern Hemisphere comes the daunting prospect of a climate disaster on an altogether...

Glyphosate found in pregnant women living near farms

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup, is showing up in pregnant women living near farm fields – that raises health concerns Cynthia Curl, Boise...

Lizards, fish and other species are evolving with climate change, but not fast enough

Michael P. Moore, University of Colorado Denver and James Stroud, Georgia Institute of Technology Climate change is threatening the survival of plants and animals around...

Alzheimer’s research benefits a wide range of genetic studies

Alzheimer’s disease is partly genetic − studying the genes that delay decline in some may lead to treatments for all Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Diseases that run...

What is meningococcal disease? What symptoms should I look out for? And how can I prevent it?

Professor Helen Marshall, University of Adelaide Parents and doctors alike fear meningococcal infection, which has been in the news again. Doctors never want to miss...

What is meningococcal disease? What symptoms should I look out for? And how can I prevent it?

Professor Helen Marshall, University of Adelaide Parents and doctors alike fear meningococcal infection, which has been in the news again. Doctors never want to miss...

Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara; Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Richard Taylor, UCL If you stand at practically any point...