This is believed to be the most extensive study ever undertaken into how insect outbreaks impact freshwater carbon and nitrogen dynamics.
The pointiness of shoes became so extreme that in 1463 King Edward IV of England passed a law limiting toe-point length to less than two inches within London.
Legal documents dating as far back as the 13th C were using sheepskin which makes it harder to alter or change what is written on them.
People’s politics and values are exerting a bigger influence on how much of a threat they feel from COVID-19 compared to objective indicators such as the number of confirmed cases.
Researchers have found the chemical remnants of the magma ocean in 3.6-billion-year-old rocks from southwestern Greenland.
“By comparing the skeletal trauma of remains buried in various locations within a town like Cambridge, we can gauge the hazards of daily life experienced by different spheres of medieval society.”
Whilst men splash it all over, butterflies have evolved to produce a strongly scented chemical in their genitals that they leave behind after sex to deter other males from pursuing their women.
Mammals, birds and amphibians worldwide have lost on average 18% of their natural habitat range as a result of changes in land use and climate change.
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.
For 10 days in a row Scotland has had no deaths recorded due to Covid19.