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05/03/2013 - 14:31
In their study, published in the American journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), the researchers biochemically...
01/03/2013 - 16:00
As my colleague Tom Philpott reported earlier this month, nearly half of all US farms now have superweeds that can resist Monsanto's...
23/02/2013 - 14:23
Researchers found an estimated 7,146 German pensioners living in retirement homes in Hungary in 2011. More than 3,000 were in the Czech...
16/02/2013 - 15:18
Prof. Petr Janata, an Associate Professor at UC Davis in the Psychology Department, was one of the visiting presenters. He spoke about how...
10/02/2013 - 18:47
In later research on Tel Aviv, Weisburd, together with his graduate student Shai Amram, demonstrated that crime in that city is similarly...
04/02/2013 - 14:03
Couples in which the husband did plenty of traditionally male jobs reported more sex than those in which the guy didn’t. When the husband...
29/01/2013 - 13:47
The researchers note that crops planted on purchased land sometimes come at the expense of forests or other ecologically important zones....
25/01/2013 - 16:41
Replicating the egg-making recipe Amniotic membrane cells arise about eight days after conception. Their job is to preserve the plasticity...
17/01/2013 - 19:36
A draft version was leaked online by Alec Rawls, a US blogger who signed up to be an expert reviewer of the next report – something anyone...
11/01/2013 - 16:51
In our telephone interview, Elhaik, who does not hide his light under a bushel, describes his study as a "breakthrough" and says he has...
06/01/2013 - 16:13
The worrying results showed 94% of the pupils admitted to accessing social media or file-sharing sites (such as Facebook and YouTube)...
30/12/2012 - 16:25
Dopamine’s dark side Too much dopamine may also cause impulsive behaviors, because this brain chemical is responsible for reward-driven...

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