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Prawn vs. snail: Researchers use competition to fight disease

A freshwater prawn may not appear intimidating at first glance – it’s a petite bottom-feeder that can fit in the palm of most people’s...

New aggressive HIV strain leads to faster AIDS development

A recently discovered HIV strain leads to significantly faster development of AIDS than currently prevalent forms, according to new research from Lund University in...

Are women less corrupt?

Women are more likely than men to disapprove of -- and less likely to participate in -- political corruption, but only in countries where...

Scientists discover new bat species in West Africa

An international team of scientists, including biologists from, the University of York, has discovered five new species of bats in West Africa. The team, which...

Climate-smart agriculture should be livelihood-smart too

Encouraging climate-smart agriculture can lead to climate change adaptation practices in a partnership where the farmer's needs are addressed. "Climate-smart agriculture has the potential to increase sustainable productivity, increase the resilience of...

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