UTMB team proves potential for reducing pre-term birth by treating fetus as patient

GALVESTON, Texas – The results of a study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch may pave the way for a new medicine delivery system that could reduce the incidence of pre-term labor and premature birth by allowing physicians to treat the ‘fetus as the patient’. The study has been published in Science […]

Iron infusion proves effective to treat anaemia in Rural Africa

IMAGE: Iron infusions help reduce iron-deficiency anaemia in low-income settings. view more  Credit: Danielle Powell, Swiss TPH Over 1 billion people globally are affected by iron-deficiency anaemia. In sub-Saharan Africa, anaemia is a major public health concern with roughly 60% of the population suffering from anaemia. Around half of those cases are due to iron deficiency. […]

Recycled water proves fruitful for greenhouse tomatoes — ScienceDaily

In the driest state in the driest continent in the world, South Australian farmers are acutely aware of the impact of water shortages and drought. So, when it comes to irrigation, knowing which method works best is vital for sustainable crop development. Now, new research from the University of South Australia shows that water quality […]

Ground-breaking discovery finally proves rain really can move mountains

IMAGE: First and corresponding author Dr Byron A. Adams in the steep terrain of the Greater Himalaya, central Bhutan. view more  Credit: Photo by second author Professor Kelin X Whipple. A pioneering technique which captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma. The dramatic effect rainfall […]

Ground-breaking discovery finally proves rain really can move mountains — ScienceDaily

A pioneering technique which captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma. The dramatic effect rainfall has on the evolution of mountainous landscapes is widely debated among geologists, but new research led by the University of Bristol and published today in Science Advances, clearly calculates […]

Groundbreaking discovery finally proves rain really can move mountains

Credit: Dr Byron Adams A pioneering technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma. The dramatic effect rainfall has on the evolution of mountainous landscapes is widely debated among geologists, but new research led by the University of Bristol and published today in […]