Health

Liver transplant ‘game changing’ treatment approved

Image copyright David NasrallaImage caption The normothermic perfusion machine pumps oxygenated blood and nutrients into livers outside the body A new procedure for storing livers donated for transplant has been hailed a “game changer” and approved for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) say perfusion machines could increase […]

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Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?

Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK

Technology

Racing game Forza pulls dances amid Fortnite legal action

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Russell Horning (Backpack Kid) and Alfonso Ribeiro demonstrate their dances – the Floss and the Carlton Microsoft has removed two dance moves from its Forza series of racing games, following questions over the legality of such moves in video games. It comes as Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, faces […]

Roku U-turn over streaming Alex Jones’s InfoWars

London Uber fares go up after electric car charge

Google Maps deterring outback tourists, say small firms

Science/Nature

Giant ice disk appears in Presumpscot River, Westbrook

A rare giant ice disk, which is approximately 91m (298ft) wide, has appeared in a river in the US state of Maine. It formed naturally and has been slowly spinning, drawing comparisons to the Moon and even an alien spaceship. Ice disks occur at bends in rivers, where faster water creates a force that chips […]

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World’s loneliest frog finds a possible mate

It turns out a frog named Romeo, who was thought to be the last of his kind, isn’t the only one left. The Sehuencas water frog had been alone in a tank at an aquarium in Bolivia for a decade while scientists tried to find him a mate. But now scientists from the Museo de […]

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World’s ‘loneliest’ frog gets a date

Image copyright Robin Moore, Global Wildlife ConservationImage caption Romeo (L) is to meet Juliet (R) A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude. Romeo, known as the world’s loneliest frog, has spent 10 years in isolation at an aquarium in Bolivia. Scientists say […]