Shannon Airport emergency landing: 12 taken to hospital

September 01, 2016 in International

Twelve people, including three children, have been injured on a transatlantic flight after it encountered “severe and unexpected turbulence”. The incident prompted the United Airlines flight to make an emergency landing in the Republic of Ireland. Ten passengers and two crew members were taken to hospital...

22 per cent of forests lost in 14 years

September 01, 2016 in International

Drought in Sao Paulo. Flooding in the Himalayas. And pollution in Sumatra. These three distinct water crises have a common cause — degradation in forests. That’s because upstream, forests, wetlands and other “natural infrastructure” play a critical role in supplying clean water downstream. They stabilise soil...

Could Tapeworm Drug Be The Answer To Zika?

August 30, 2016 in International

MARYLAND, United States, Monday August 29, 2016 – A drug that is currently used to treat tapeworms could actually kill the Zika virus. According to Science Daily, a team of researchers from Florida State University (FSU), Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health has...