Girls do better in maths in societies that have progressive and egalitarian views about the role of women, according to new research. The study highlights the relevance of gender social norms on girls’ education and could contribute to future policy decisions to reduce the ‘maths gender gap’ – and in turn, the gender pay gap….
Triple negative breast cancer is difficult to treat because it lacks the receptors that would allow it to respond to many of the drugs used for other forms of breast cancer. However, for the first time, a new drug candidate has been designed using genetic sequencing to specifically trigger tumour cells into killing themselves, leaving healthy cells…
It sounds like something out of a horror movie but it could be coming sooner than you think, according to scientists that are about to embark on a cutting edge clinical trial. The team has been granted ethical approval to attempt to regenerate the brains from clinically brain dead patients. Read more about this story…
The Horn of Africa is once again bearing the brunt of the world’s ills, as a new European Commission report demonstrated this week. More than 240 million people are now classed as being in ‘food stress’ and the situation is predicted to only get worse. Read my article on the report here at The Canary.
Solar Impulse 2 just “did a Charles Kingsford Smith” by flying across the Pacific Ocean and landing in the history books. Read about this feat of engineering here at The Canary. Featured image via Twitter / SOLAR IMPULSE
Throwing everything we thought we knew about insects into question, new research suggests that they are conscious, egocentric beings. Read about this new hypothesis here at The Canary.
Psilocybin – better known as magic mushrooms – might be used in treatments for depression one day. See my article covering this scientific breakthrough over at The Canary.
Our “Just one more episode…” habits could be doing more harm to the environment than we realize. See my article covering this news here at The Canary.
But we don’t know who they are… See my story about these rare genetic heroes over at The Canary.
See my article on this curious theory over here at The Canary.
What would you try to save a family member’s life? Could other species be the answer to organ donor shortages? Read up on this controversial medical breakthrough over here at The Canary.
Read about how the UK and other countries are fighting to stop this global economic collapse over here at The Canary!