Hysterectomy can be avoided for common gynecological condition
20 articles from SATURDAY 11.9.2021
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Scientists debate promise, peril of tweaking wild genomes
Adenomyosis -- an abnormal tissue growth into the muscular wall of the uterus that causes painful cramps and heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding -- is more common than generally appreciated, a review of the literature by gynecologists revealed.
The plant invaders posing a headache for conservationists
In the movie Jurassic Park, reconstructing and tweaking genetic material makes it possible to bring dinosaurs back to life.
A year that changed the world – and medical companies’ fortunes
The tall and attractive stranger has showy plumes and can make itself at home at the coast, in the city or even in your garden.
A decade after she died, I can finally grieve the Amy Winehouse I knew and loved
While Covid sent many firms to the wall, others prospered by spotting opportunities, from test kits to mask coatingsThe pandemic has taken a heavy toll on business, gutting high streets as familiar names fell into receivership. But for some less well-known firms, the past 18 months have been transformational. Those that have thrived did so by carving out a new niche – with products as varied as...
Radioactive rhino horns may deter poachers in S.Africa
Coming to terms with the loss of my friend Amy Winehouse, amid the media frenzy that surrounded her death, has taken me 10 yearsGod knows what I must have looked like: a bedraggled 25-year-old dressed as a psychedelic game hunter with glitter smeared across my face crying hysterically in a Cambridgeshire field. It was 4pm on 23 July 2011, and a friend of mine had broken the news to me: Amy was...
Storm Olaf drenches Mexico's Baja California
South African scientists are studying ways to inject radioactive material into rhino horns to make them easier to detect at border posts, a move to discourage poaching, a researcher said on Friday.
Nature congress calls for protecting 30% of Earth, 80% of Amazon
Tropical storm Olaf swept across Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Friday, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to the major beach resorts of Los Cabos before losing its hurricane force.
Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile
The world's most influential conservation congress passed resolutions Friday calling for 80 percent of the Amazon and 30 percent of Earth's surface—land and sea—to be designated "protected areas" to halt and reverse the loss of wildlife.
Mars rocks collected by Perseverance boost case for ancient life
Chilean scientists have announced the discovery of the first-ever southern hemisphere remains of a type of Jurassic-era "winged lizard" known as a pterosaur.
Zoo Atlanta: Positive virus tests among gorilla population
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has now collected two rock samples, with signs that they were in contact with water for a long period of time boosting the case for ancient life on the Red Planet.
California firefighters chase new fires ignited by lightning
Several members of a troop of western lowland gorillas at Zoo Atlanta have tested positive for the coronavirus after handlers noticed many of the great apes were showing signs of mild coughing, runny noses and a small loss of appetite, the zoo said Friday.
Image: Hubble captures a sparkling cluster
Firefighters scrambled Friday to quash fires ignited by lightning as thunderstorms with mostly small but welcome amounts of rain rumbled across drought-stricken Northern California, where forests have been burning for weeks.
Federal parties stick-handle climate change, energy and economy in Alberta
This star-studded image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope depicts NGC 6717, which lies more than 20,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius. NGC 6717 is a globular cluster, a roughly spherical collection of stars tightly bound together by gravity. Globular clusters contain more stars in their centers than their outer fringes, as this image aptly demonstrates; the...
NSW Covid crisis: Brad Hazzard defends end to daily press conferences as cases and death toll worsen
Conservatives expect a near-sweep in Alberta, but a handful of ridings remain at play in September...
NSW records 1,599 new coronavirus cases and eight more deaths, while ACT chief minister Andrew Barr reports 15 new infectionsFollow the Australian Covid blogQld Covid update: five new cases as Annastacia Palaszczuk flags possible lockdownRestrictions: NSW; Vic; bordersNSW Covid vaccination rate by postcode – check your suburbVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email...