Science Scope

Science Scope brings you the amazing discoveries, emerging research trends and innovative techniques to help solve business and technology problems now and in the future.


How epidemics begin with human actions in nature

A new field begins with a startling premise: infectious diseases such as AIDS, SARS and West Nile virus begin with human actions in the environment.


Study estimates Fukushima radiation-caused deaths, cancers

In the first study of Fukushima's global health effects, researchers estimated the number of deaths and cancer cases caused by radiation from the disaster.


The key to cutting the maternal death rate by a third

A study concluded that the maternal death rate worldwide could be cut by about 30%, thereby saving the lives of 104,000 women.