Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb – BBC...

BBC NewsScientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag. It provides everything the foetus needs to continue growing and maturing, including a nutrient-rich blood supply and a...

This caterpillar digests plastic. Could it help save the environment?...

Miami HeraldFederica Bertocchini, a biologist at Spain's Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria and a hobbyist beekeeper, used a common plastic shopping bag to collect pests called wax worms. The caterpillars, the larvae of the moth Galleria ...How a...

Utah man initially denied lung transplant over pot use dies...

Fox NewsA Utah man who was initially denied a lung transplant after a hospital found traces of marijuana in his system died on Saturday, in the Pennsylvania hospital that agreed to accept his case. Riley Hancey, 20, was recovering from...

Sister of world’s heaviest woman seeks help from UAE hospital...

gulfnews.comDubai: The sister of the world's heaviest woman who underwent a bariatric surgery in Mumbai has urged a UAE hospital to treat her and alleged that the Indian hospital has failed to bring down her weight. In an interview from...

The malaria misstep: let African scientists solve our own problems...

Huffington PostIn many ways, I am lucky to be alive. Growing up in Nigeria, I suffered several bouts of malaria when I was young, with intense headaches and fever. The latest World Health Organization statistics show that more than 400,000...

This little plastic-munching caterpillar could become a huge hero –...

myfox8.comEven the smallest among us can be big heroes. Take the lowly wax worm, for instance. The larva of the greater wax moth is considered a huge pest in Europe, because it acts as a parasite in bee colonies. However,...

Texas Health Officials Say We’re Still ‘Quite Vulnerable’ To Zika...

KUOW News and InformationMosquito season is upon us, and Texas still isn't out of the woods when it comes to Zika. The mosquito-borne illness can cause birth defects if a woman is exposed to it while pregnant. Last year, there...

‘Stealthing’ is the dangerous and alarming sex ‘trend’ people need...

Mirror.co.ukA woman is shedding light on a dangerous and violating sexual 'trend' - which she believes to be a form of assault - in the hope more people open a discussion about it. Alexandra Brodsky, of Yale Law School, admits...

Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids’ Daily Routines Can Help Prevent...

NPRNagging your kids to stick to a set bedtime each night may feel like a thankless task. But here's some justification that your efforts are setting your kids up for a healthier life: A new study finds that preschool-aged children...

Top five stories for World Malaria Day 2017 – Healio

HealioWHO's latest estimates for malaria show that many countries with ongoing transmission significantly reduced their disease burden in recent years. From 2010 to 2015, new cases declined 21% and death rates fell 29%.3 African countries chosen to test first malaria...

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