'Paradox' a result of extra energy reserves to battle infection and constant inflammation meaning immune system is primed
Rise in temperatures that followed mass extinction event 'unusually comparable' to current human-induced climate change
Understanding how currents become 'blocked' in atmosphere will help forecasters predict long-term weather trends and extreme events
'Only a handful of ancestral bird lineages succeeded in surviving the mass extinction event 66 million years ago, and all of today's amazing living bird diversity can be traced to these ancient survivors'
All 12 most commonly prescribed antidepressants were associated with increased weight gain but mirtazapine was particularly bad
Richer countries import products – but not the emissions used to make them
The huge, dark world has only ever been seen indirectly
In humans, biliverdin causes jaundice at concentrations 40 times lower than found in the skinks, who apparently suffer no ill-effects
Research has shown wetter areas getting wetter as drier areas get drier
'It is still not clear what really happens and how the cancer cells are killed'
New equipment accurate 85 per cent of the time
Reptiles have bile pigment in blood at levels 40 times higher than lethal concentration in humans
Tooth wear provides clue to how beasts of burden were used in early Bronze Age
Elephant tusks and incense resins found in the cargo also helped date the wreck
'We are getting closer to directly witnessing the birth of starlight'
Book will collect the late professor's most profound and celebrated writings