Our lungs play a previously unknown role in making blood Play

Our lungs play a previously unknown role in making blood

Scientists may have found that the lungs may not be just for respiration, but also for blood production. Using mouse models, a team at the University of California San Francisco, suggest that the lungs may contribute to the production of about half the platelets present in the blood. Mar 22, 2017
Global water crisis in numbers Play

Global water crisis in numbers

783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide but what else do we know about one of the worlds biggest crisis? Mar 21, 2017