"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
If you’ve ever had to wear a cast, you will be familiar with the discomfort of not being able to scratch that itch on your leg or arm.
Isabelle Dinoire, the world’s first recipient of a face transplant died on 22 April after a ‘long illness’.
Fungi specialists discover incredible and groundbreaking innovations across several domains
The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.
Sensor technology is at the heart of a project designed to prevent obesity and other eating disorders, before it is too late.
Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to
Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.
Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra
Worldwide, some 2 billion people are classed as overweight or obese.
What would it be like to live in a glass house where you and your body are aware of every minute of daylight?
Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.
Why do surgical implants sometimes get infected? And what are scientists doing to combat the problem?
Drug-resistant bacteria are becoming a major threat Bacteria increase their resistance by sticking together They form so-called biofilms that protect them from antibiotics Biofilms contaminate implant
A sedentary lifestyle can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. That is why a European Union research project aims to promote sport
The venom of scorpions and spiders could provide valuable molecules in the battle against antibiotic resistant superbugs, according to some experts.
What do you do when you discover your child has autism and that there are near-to-no specialised services available to help your family?
A new initiative aims to ease the suffering of the estimated 45-million people worldwide living with dementia.
Poliomyelitis – or polio – could be gone by 2018, according to the latest data from the World Health Organisation. Only seven cases have been
Most of the matter around us is either solid, liquid, or gas. But there is something often called the fourth state – plasma – that has remarkable
Materials touched by plasma have their physics changed. Here we show a tissue before plasma treatment, the liquid is quickly absorbed. Then the