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THE HSE has said it hopes the retraction of a flawed study linking the MMR vaccine with autism will result in an increase in vaccination rates.
The comments come after prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, yesterday retracted from the public record a controversial research paper which linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine with autism. The paper had resulted in a severe drop in vaccinations. ...
A tiny rodent may have the most sophisticated language of any animal.
This bold claim comes from US-based academic Professor Con Slobodchikoff who has long studied the vocal repertoire of Gunnison's prairie dog.
With a single bark, he says, a prairie dog may warn about the type and direction of an encroaching predator, and even describe its colour.
President Barack Obama has cancelled the American project designed to take humans back to the Moon.
The Constellation programme envisaged new rockets and a new crewship called Orion to put astronauts on the lunar surface by 2020.
But in his federal budget request issued on Monday, Mr Obama said the project was "over budget, behind schedule, and lacking in innovation".
It was draining resources from other US ...
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