Archive for January 2nd, 2017:

Viral virus

Image copyright CDC If you’re suffering with projectile vomiting and watery diarrhoea, reach for your phone and post an update. No really – while it won’t ease your pain, a tweet or two could help researchers track the spread of the winter vomiting bug. The UK Food Standards Agency has been using social media to

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Donald Trump makes top Republican fear environmental future

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “I worry terribly for the future of my family and families round the world” A leading US Republican says she fears for the future of her seven grandchildren with Donald Trump in the White House. Christine Todd Whitman, head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under George W

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David Hempleman-Adams urges climate change action after Arctic voyage

Image copyright Polar Ocean Challenge/PA Image caption Sir David, a veteran of more than 30 Arctic expeditions, was knighted in the New Year Honours The adventurer Sir David Hempleman-Adams has called on politicians to “grasp the nettle” on climate change. The 60-year-old set off from Bristol in June to circumnavigate the Arctic polar region by

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