Turkish Cargo maintains its steady growth

According to the data obtained by WACD, the international air cargo information provider, in May; Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand providing service to 124 countries around the world, increased its tonnage rate...

London man potentially cured of HIV thanks to stem cell treatment

An unnamed British man's HIV has become "undetectable" following a stem cell transplant, according to a report in Nature. The case is only the second of its kind. The London male patient was diagnosed with HIV in...

Air Cargo Safe and Cool with IATA standards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the industry’s global trade association and represents some 290 airlines comprising 82% of global air traffic. Its mission is to represent, lead and serve the air transport...

Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

New Haven, Conn.— People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according...

Changes in the eye connected to a decline in memory

Researchers in the US have found that changes in the blood vessels of the eye are associated with a greater decline in people’s memory and language skills over a 20-year period. Their findings were...

New research reveals plant wonderland inside China’s caves

• SW China previously unexplored caves contain 418 vascular plants • 31 of the species documented are known only from caves • Habitat threatened from tourism, agriculture and mining • Photosynthesis possible at lower light levels than...

Antarctic Penguin hotspot discovery fuels need for marine reserve

Adélie penguins thrive where sea ice persists. Antarctica is not the uniform icy desert it is often portrayed as; studies of contrasting regions help us to understand threats to the environment. Scientists have discovered a...

Scientists discover the secrets behind the cuttlefish’s 3D ‘invisibility cloak’

An international team of scientists has identified the neural circuits that enable cuttlefish to change their appearance in just the blink to eye – and discovered that this is similar to the neural circuit...

Ancient genome study identifies traces of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the New World, still have living descendants...

Toxin could help treat illnesses

Research in the laboratory of Dr Michelle Linterman at the Babraham Institute ‘s Lymphocyte Signalling programme has provided fresh insights into the potentially beneficial effects that a toxin, produced by bacteria found in the...

Team devises way to kill tumour cells

Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in the United States say they may have discovered a way to kill tumour cells that have metastasized to the brain. The...

Vaccine offers hope of tackling horse virus

An effective vaccine protecting against all nine strains of African Horse Sickness Virus (AHSV) is a step closer, according to new research. The virus has devastating effects on horse populations across sub-Saharan Africa and there...

Research provides insight into Tourette Syndrome

Researchers have identified changes in two genes that may increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome. Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in childhood and causes repetitive, involuntary movements or noises...

Concern at low immunisation rates

A total of 12.9 million children, nearly one in ten, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent estimations from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF. According to the organisations,...

XBiotech announces research collaboration

XBiotech’s True Human product IL-1 alpha is to be used in researching treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) US company XBiotech Inc, a developer of True Human(TM) therapeutic antibodies, has started a collaboration designed to...

Grants are awarded

Four teams of scientists at Rice University and other Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC) institutions in America have secured research grants from the John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Awards. GCC member institutions include Baylor College of...