Tag: Scientists

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Great white sharks swim SLOWER than scientists thought and ‘prefer to glide to snatch fat seals’

Great white sharks swim SLOWER than scientists thought and ‘prefer to glide to snatch fat seals’

GREAT white sharks hunt seals by “gliding” gently through the water, research has found. The 3,000kg beasts are legendary for their raw ...
Great white sharks swim SLOWER than scientists thought and ‘prefer to glide to snatch fat seals’

Great white sharks swim SLOWER than scientists thought and ‘prefer to glide to snatch fat seals’

GREAT white sharks hunt seals by “gliding” gently through the water, research has found. The 3,000kg beasts are legendary for their raw ...
Burnt toast is more toxic than traffic fumes, scientists warn

Burnt toast is more toxic than traffic fumes, scientists warn

BURNT toast can expose people to more pollution than if they were standing at a busy road junction, researchers have revealed. Researchers at the U ...
World's finest oil paintings suffering from destructive 'art acne', scientists discover

World's finest oil paintings suffering from destructive 'art acne', scientists discover

Hundreds of the world’s most precious oil paintings are suffering from a destructive “art acne” disease, experts have warned. Masterpieces includi ...
Captain Scott lost race to South Pole because he didn't have 'class clown' in his team, scientists say

Captain Scott lost race to South Pole because he didn't have 'class clown' in his team, scientists say

“A Mars mission will need a Lindstrom-like figure, somebody who can break the tension, can bring people together. “This is something that NASA is ...
Scientists given green light to resume research on lethal flu pathogen

Scientists given green light to resume research on lethal flu pathogen

Scientists have been given the go ahead to resume controversial research that involves modifying highly virulent flu pathogens to make them more e ...
Sleep helps your immune system fight viruses and cancerous cells, scientists prove

Sleep helps your immune system fight viruses and cancerous cells, scientists prove

SLEEP helps your immune system fight viruses and cancerous cells, scientists have proved. The team monitored T cells — which attach themselves to i ...
Insects could be extinct ‘within a century’ as scientists warn of ‘catastrophic consequences for survival of mankind’

Insects could be extinct ‘within a century’ as scientists warn of ‘catastrophic consequences for survival of mankind’

PLUNGING insects numbers threaten to trigger a “catastrophic” global environmental collapse that could spell the end for humanity. More ...
Beer before wine… WON’T be fine – hangovers are just as bad no matter what order we guzzle the drinks in, scientists find

Beer before wine… WON’T be fine – hangovers are just as bad no matter what order we guzzle the drinks in, scientists find

HANGOVERS are just as bad whether you drink beer before wine or vice versa, scientists say. Cambridge University experts say the popular phrase: “B ...
Executed prisoners’ organs used in more than 400 ‘barbaric’ experiments by Chinese scientists, shock study claims

Executed prisoners’ organs used in more than 400 ‘barbaric’ experiments by Chinese scientists, shock study claims

THE ORGANS of hundreds of executed prisoners have been harvested by scientists and used in sick scientific experiments in China. That’s accor ...
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