Warming of 2°C would release billions of tonnes of soil carbon, research says






Global warming of 2°C would lead to about 230 billion tonnes of carbon being released from the world’s soil, new

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Revealed: How flowers adapt to their pollinators






Flowering plants are characterized by an astonishing diversity of flowers of different shapes and sizes. This diversity has arisen in

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It’s not just fish, plastic pollution harms the bacteria that help us breathe






Ten per cent of the oxygen we breathe comes from just one kind of bacteria in the ocean. Now laboratory

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New ways to heal damage after a heart attack






For people who survive a heart attack, the days immediately following the event are critical for their longevity and long-term

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How the brain fights off fears that return to haunt us






Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a group of cells in the brain that are responsible

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Global warming to expose 1 billion people to mosquito-carrying diseases






As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because

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Explained: the evolution of brain tumours






There are three different genetic alterations that drive the early development of malignant glioblastomas, said a report by the German

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Explained: A great mystery of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s






One of the great mysteries of neuroscience is likely to get an answer finally. Scientists at the University of Virginia

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