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Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors

Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors

The climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm. Children are especially vulnerable and the global team of researchers say rising temperatures mean the...

yesterday, 08:46 in Science &Technology
 
Experts crack mystery of ancient Egypt’s sacred bird mummies

Experts crack mystery of ancient Egypt’s sacred bird mummies

An ancient Egyptian mystery has been solved, according to researchers, who say they have cracked the conundrum of where millions of mummified birds came from. Pharaohs and members of the nobility were often mummified, but the practice was not reserved...

yesterday, 08:46 in Science &Technology
 
Hologram-like device animates objects using ultrasound waves

Hologram-like device animates objects using ultrasound waves

It may not rival the technology found in a galaxy far, far away, but everyone has to start somewhere. Researchers in Sussex have built a device that displays 3D animated objects that can talk and interact with onlookers. A demonstration of the display...

yesterday, 08:46 in Science &Technology
 
Classes move to Vienna as Hungary makes rare decision to oust university

Classes move to Vienna as Hungary makes rare decision to oust university

A trumpet fanfare, a wine reception and celebratory speeches, but alongside it all, an undertone of melancholy: the opening of Central European University’s Vienna campus on Friday also marked the first time for decades that a university has been...

yesterday, 08:46 in Learning
 

Teacher sacked over gay dating app activity wins £700,000 payout

A primary school headteacher who was sacked after having sex with two 17-year-old boys he met through a gay dating app has been awarded nearly £700,000 compensation by a tribunal. Matthew Aplin, who worked at Tywyn primary school in Sandfields in Port...

yesterday, 08:46 in Learning
 
School funding crisis is blamed for surge in supersized classes

School funding crisis is blamed for surge in supersized classes

Almost 1 million school pupils in are in classes of 31 or more, a surge of nearly 30% since 2010, according to a report. Data from the National Education Union also shows that nearly 20,000 more pupils were in supersized classes of more than 36 in...

yesterday, 08:46 in Learning
 
Unrest at French universities after student sets himself alight over debts

Unrest at French universities after student sets himself alight over debts

Demonstrations have taken place across French cities in solidarity with a 22-year-old who set himself alight to highlight student poverty. Unrest erupted at universities after the undergraduate, named only as Anas K, set himself on fire in the city of...

yesterday, 08:46 in Learning
 
Can this student's flatshare reviews beat dodgy landlords?

Can this student's flatshare reviews beat dodgy landlords?

In their final year, most students get their heads down and focus on exams. But Natasha Hopewell combined the third year of her law degree at the University of Lincoln with building a website so students could find good digs, share their renting...

yesterday, 08:46 in Learning
 
US states saw drop in vaccine rates for children as anti-vaxx theories spread

US states saw drop in vaccine rates for children as anti-vaxx theories spread

More than half the states in America have seen a decline over the past decade in the take-up rates among kindergarten children of vaccines against diseases such as measles, mumps, hepatitis B and polio, as unfounded anti-vaccination theories have...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 
Do people put on weight in the winter and if so why?

Do people put on weight in the winter and if so why?

I have spent this morning checking my fridge as frequently as a spurned lover checking their phone. I am similarly disappointed at what I find. Condiments and beer are not going to satisfy my hunger. At first, I don’t get it. I’m not due for my...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 
NHS staff working 1m hours a week of unpaid overtime, Labour says

NHS staff working 1m hours a week of unpaid overtime, Labour says

NHS staff are working over a million hours a week of unpaid overtime to help the health service deal with an unprecedented demand for care, according to research by the Labour party. Its estimate is based on an analysis of data in the NHS Staff Survey...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 
Vaping better than cigarettes for blood vessel health – study

Vaping better than cigarettes for blood vessel health – study

Switching from tobacco cigarettes to vaping improves blood vessel function within one month, researchers have found, in a study they say supports the use of electronic cigarettes as a tool to quit smoking. E-cigarettes have becoming a booming...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 

Sepsis: essential information on the UK’s hidden killer

Sepsis is a leading cause of death in the UK, but too few people know enough about it or understand what they could do to help. According to the UK Sepsis Trust, there are at least 260,000 cases of sepsis a year in the UK. An estimated 44,000 of those...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 
Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic

Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic

Samoa has closed all schools and cracked down on public gatherings as it enters a state of emergency over the deadly measles outbreak spreading across the Pacific islands. The island state of just 200,000, halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand,...

yesterday, 08:46 in Health
 
London ballroom hosts showcase event for 'golden passports'

London ballroom hosts showcase event for 'golden passports'

Three prime ministers took to a stage in the ballroom of a five-star London hotel this week offering the world’s wealthiest people “golden passports” and citizenship of their countries in return for hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment or...

yesterday, 08:45 in Business
 


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