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 transition that's going on in the electric sector in the United States has been phenomenal," said Research Analyst Dennis Wamstead.
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".
The company reported revenue of US$87.9 million and a net loss of US$29.9 million in 2018, but has big plans for the booming plant-based meat market.
A new chapter in robotics: the SpotMini is a 30 kg (60 lbs) powerhouse.
The work was undertaken by two researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and sheds new light on the environmental impact of plastic.
The pioneering work could open up exciting new frontiers in biotechnology and 3D printing.
The aircraft took flight for two and a half hours, hitting speeds of up to 300 kilometres (189 miles per hour) before touching down safely at the Mojave Air and Space Port.