Medicine Jul 25
Exposure to airborne dust and high temperatures are significant risk factors for bacterial meningitis, a new study by the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health has found. The research, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , recommends that climatic surveillance alongside simple control measures could be used to predict and minimise future outbreaks in Africa's 'meningitis belt'.
Computer Science Jul 22

Judea Pearl and Elias Bareinboim - Bareinboim and Pearl discovered how to estimate the effect of one variable, X, on another, Y, when data come from disparate sources that differ in another variab

Environment Jul 22

Naturally occurring carbon dioxide in the atmosphere provided a buffer and delayed the start of global climate change, according to a new UChicago study. Climate change could have happened much sooner, if not for naturally high concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.