Can you have too much Botox?

Botox, one of the most common dermatological treatments, is now trending with millennials. But can too much Botox be bad for you?

Matthew J. Lin, Assistant Clinical Professor, Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai • conversation
yesterday ~7 min

Tags:  millennials  dermatology  botox  cosmetic-procedures

To stop mass extinction, reform the outdated Victorian harm principle

Environmental activists have been advocating for piecemeal legal change for decades. But a more fundamental rewrite of the law is needed.

Tanya Wyatt, Professor of Criminology, Northumbria University, Newcastle • conversation
yesterday ~7 min

Tags: morality law interdisciplinarity environmental-law victorians

Maple trees offer most protection from harmful UV

A species of maple tree gives the best protection from damaging sunlight, a study suggests.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
yesterday ~5 min

The testimony of trees: how volcanic eruptions shaped 2000 years of world history

Researchers have shown that over the past two thousand years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
yesterday ~6 min

Tags: climate-change tree-rings volcano trees

Map of the human heart could guide treatments

Highly detailed map of the human heart could guide personalized heart treatments.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Sept. 27, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: science-technology harvard-medical-school brigham-and-womens-hospital cardiovascular-disease cells

Boris Johnson promises to protect 30% of UK's land by 2030

Countries must act now to reverse biodiversity loss, Boris Johnson will tell a UN event later.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 27, 2020 ~4 min

Brain-eating microbe: US city warned over water supply

People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged to take precautionary measures amid contamination concerns.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 27, 2020 ~2 min

Tags:  water  texas

What's in Boris Johnson's climate in tray?

The PM promises he won't be caught "lagging" on green polices.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Sept. 26, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: climate-change

Covid-19: What do scientists think of the PM's plan?

The new coronavirus restrictions have been met with mixed reviews.

By Rachel Schraer • bbcnews
Sept. 26, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: coronavirus-pandemic

Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's Instagram record

The broadcaster gains a million followers within five hours of joining the platform.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 25, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: social-media environment instagram david-attenborough

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