Sony World Photography Awards finalists embrace the weirdness of 2020

February 25, 2021
The Sony World Photography Awards has revealed an incredible selection of finalists and shortlisted shots in its annual competition, highlighting how unusual the last 12 months have been with images depicting the pandemic from creative perspectives.

Ultrasound triggers brain's waste disposal system in Alzheimer's patients

February 25, 2021
A new study has demonstrated how the brain's waste disposal system might be kicked into gear via ultrasound to treat Alzheimer's, with the technique proving effective in stimulating activity of this system in patients as part of early human trials.

Can’t stand the cold? Blame this genetic mutation

February 25, 2021
New research has found one in five people have a genetic mutation that confers greater resilience to cold temperatures. The study shows people with a deficiency generating a skeletal muscle protein shiver less and hold higher core temperatures in the cold.

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