Xenon and argon banned for athletes
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:56:06 GMT
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
Iceland issues new volcano alert
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:17:46 GMT
Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.
DNA tells story of Arctic peopling
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:52:20 GMT
A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
UN seeks climate change 'Malala'
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:06:59 GMT
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.
Genetic clues to spread of Ebola
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:00:20 GMT
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.