International

China’s Looming Crisis: A Shrinking Population

Chinese academics recently delivered a stark warning to the country’s leaders: China is facing its most precipitous decline in population in decades, setting the stage for potential demographic, economic and even political crises in the […]

Environment

Factoid

Freshwater makes up less than 3% of Earth’s water supply but is home to almost half of all fish species. [from National Geographic]

Culture & Health

Drug to clear ‘zombie cells’ from body could be first anti-ageing treatment after ‘impressive’ human trial

A drug to fight ageing may finally be on the horizon after the first trial in humans showed ‘impressive’ results. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/01/08/drug-clear-zombie-cells-body-could-first-anti-ageing-treatment