A study published today in Preventative Medicine by researchers at the University of Cambridge has shown that walking and cycling are both good for you. That might seem like a no-brainer, but specifically the study has shown that walking and cycling are good for you even in heavily polluted cities, where you are left gasping... Read More »Read more »
Why do we do conservation research? Is it purely for scientific publication or to save species (including our own)? Although these first appear like obvious questions, you could be easily fooled by looking at the representation of science in policy and the media. Yet perhaps this is an issue both ways – scientists communicating to... Read More »Read more »
A fossil skull recently discovered in Kazakhstan suggests that members of the horned species Elasmotherium sibiricum may have survived until as recently as 29,000 years ago, greatly at odds with the previous estimate of a 350,000 year ago. Weighing 4 tonnes, at roughly 2 metres tall and a length of 4.5 metres, these so called... Read More »Read more »
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