Science, Technology & Environment

The World's First Clean Air Gallery Opens in London

The Clean Air Gallery will be open to the public from 27 – 29 March 2017 in Brixton – an area that surpassed its annual air pollution limit 5 days into 2017.

Moderate drinking linked to lower risk of some – but not all – heart conditions

A more nuanced approach to role of alcohol in heart health is needed

Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age

Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit Kicks Off in Hanoi, Vietnam

Big Bang Fair and Young Scientist of the Year

A whole new world to discover at the Big Bang Fair:

Find out what it takes to become the GSK Young Scientist of the Year (video below)

Illegal trade is still pushing the vaquita to extinction

Despite multiple commitments and increased international attention, efforts to save the world’s most endangered marine mammal are proving woefully inadequate

How a Kenyan startup’s business model connected Kibera slum residents to the web

In this always-on era, nearly two-thirds of the world’s population, or 4.9 billion people, are still not connected to the Internet.

Increased risk of blood clots soon after starting testosterone treatment

Risk peaks rapidly in first six months and declines gradually thereafter

Sir Richard Branson invests in "climate change" breakthrough technology!

Virgin Voyages embraces Swedish Climeon as one step to reverse climate change

Replacing professional nurses with nursing assistants linked to heightened death risk

Odds rise by 21% for each substitution per 25 patients, large European study reveals

Chinese Inventors Battle It Out For Edinburgh Design Award

Aspiring inventors all the way from China have entered an Edinburgh “Dragons Den” inspired event which over the years has become a magnet for global talent.

Cut exposure to synthetic chemicals to ward off 150,000+ European diabetes cases

…And save billions of Euros in associated costs every year, estimate researchers

Ryedale mum & daughter set up home in Barclays bank to protest against fracking

A living room scene – complete with sofa, plants and coffee table – was set up inside a Barclays bank branch in York yesterday