The pest prefers maize but can feed on some 80 crops, including rice, vegetables, groundnuts and cotton.
Healthcare is set to be dramatically different in just a few years time.
The fund launched by Richard Branson and 26 countries and territories hopes to turn the region into a disaster-resilient green tech hub.
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Assisted outpatient treatment requires patients who are not aware they are ill to receive treatment, but this raises significant ethical questions.
Your morning macchiato could be reducing your risk of heart disease and cancer, according to a new study.
The more diverse our planet is, the more likely it is to flourish.
90% of cervical cancers worldwide could be prevented simply by vaccinating young girls. Yet more countries celebrate Mother’s Day than run HPV vaccination campaigns.
Breast milk and maternal vaccinations could have a major impact on infant mortality.
Repurposing human waste could save cities money to use for other things.
The North China Plain, home to 400 million people, is set to suffer intense - and deadly - heatwaves.
From devouring pollution to fighting disease, ten reasons fungi leave other organisms in the shade.
Over one billion people suffer from disabilities.
Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe discovered in-vitro fertilization, which has become a source of hope to thousands across the world.