A report from the UN World Health Organization has projected that antibiotic resistance could become one of the world's biggest killers in the coming decades.
"If we do not start talking about the threats facing nature the inspiration behind so much of our music, poetry and literature may go silent," the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said.
The US opioid epidemic has been acknowledged by President Trump as a public health emergency. “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” he said. “It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction.”
The crowd booed to show their distaste for late term abortions as the US President turned to what is becoming one of his recurrent themes.
Professor Mandar Jog of Western University told BBC News that the impact of his new treatment for those immobilised by Parkinson's disease was "beyond his wildest dreams".
US Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said: "Our Office will do everything in its power to combat this epidemic, from street-level dealers to the executives who illegally distribute drugs from their boardrooms."
The Alibaba Founder and Chief Executive has ruffled feathers with his support for China's '996' working culture.
A veteran of an Olympic campaign and two WNBL championships, Jenna O'Hea is now one of the senior figures in Australian womens' basketball.
The pioneering work could open up exciting new frontiers in biotechnology and 3D printing.
The tropical skin disease of river blindness is endemic across Africa and some pockets of South America, with around 120 million people at risk of contracting it.