Other news

Tackling India's snakebite problem

Gerry climbs up to the veranda of our tribal longhouse with a snake bag held out in front of him. "Now don't get too excited, but I've just caught a Kaulbacki," he says, looking pleased but exhausted from a long hike and ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Other
shares8 comments 0

Loch Ness Monster hunter hooked on catfish theory

A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland's Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish—although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.

dateJul 17, 2015 in Other
shares16 comments 0

The emerging science of human screams

Our noisy world is no match for a screaming infant. An airplane could be flying by as a house party rages on downstairs while a literal cat fight takes place outside, and still a wailing baby will win your attention. One ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Other
shares97 comments 3

Langsat peel a potential source of natural antioxidants

Langsat (Lansium domesticum) is a tropical fruit that is commonly cultivated in Southeast Asia. The fruit is rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals, while the peel of langsat contains phenolics and carotenoids, and is traditionally ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Other
shares13 comments 0