Back pain link to chimpanzee spine Back pain link to chimpanzee spine

People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.

dnes, 5:29
Power of Nepal earthquake was equivalent to 20 atomic bombs Power of Nepal earthquake was equivalent to 20 atomic bombs

Nepal has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the years, as you might expect given its proximity to Everest and the world’s tallest mountain range created by the collision of two giant tectonic plates.

včera, 21:59
1.5 million volunteers discover penguins need to use the faeces in order to breed 1.5 million volunteers discover penguins need to use the faeces in order to breed

A citizen science project has found that penguins use their faeces to melt rocky breeding sites in order to lay their eggs.

včera, 21:06
Vast replica recreates ancient cave Vast replica recreates ancient cave

BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.

24. 4. 2015 9:15
Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern' Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern'

Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.

včera, 12:46
Get rid of the song stuck in your head with chewing gum, scientists say Get rid of the song stuck in your head with chewing gum, scientists say

The next time you have a song stuck in your head, reach for the chewing gum. The very act of grinding it around your mouth might be enough to kick that annoying earworm out of your brain, scientists have claimed.

24. 4. 2015 17:09
Changing the signals on Britain's railways Changing the signals on Britain's railways

Is there about to be a cure to 'signal failure'?

25. 4. 2015 4:57
Cannabis use could implant false memories, scientists warn Cannabis use could implant false memories, scientists warn

Cannabis use can lead to people remembering things that never happened, according to a new study.

dnes, 18:46
World's first viable malaria vaccine could prevent millions of cases - and be available within months World's first viable malaria vaccine could prevent millions of cases - and be available within months

The world’s first viable malaria vaccine could be available by as early as October, after final trial results confirmed its potential to prevent millions of cases of the deadly disease every year.

24. 4. 2015 2:02
Hidden lives of Chernobyl's wildlife Hidden lives of Chernobyl's wildlife

Scientists' camera traps offer a snapshot into the secret lives of wildlife inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

dnes, 0:05