Health

Vaping may raise cancer risk: Study

January 31, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report in the Proceedings of the […]

Marine Life

A whale with words: Orca mimics human speech

January 31, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Her head above water, Wikie the killer whale looks at the human trainer next to her pool, listens, then loudly vocalises: “Hello.” It is not a perfect imitation, but, astonishingly, recognisable. It is the […]

Research & research reports

Visualizing danger from songbird warning calls

January 30, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Watch out! Snake! The moment you hear this, you cannot help but imagine a slithering creature, as your body prepares for a possible attack. In human conversation, hearing a particular word (eg “snake”) can […]