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02/10/2016 - 12:40
Alas, it didn’t work. He lost his hair like many great men before and since, including Socrates, Napoleon, Aristotle, Gandhi, Darwin,...
27/09/2016 - 12:48
Working with local governments and the National Health Service, programs aimed at mitigating loneliness have sprung up in dozens of cities...
22/09/2016 - 12:58
Professor Simon Moore from Cardiff University said: “This has very important implications for how we might work to reduce excessive alcohol...
15/09/2016 - 11:42
Ageing population In that he echoes similar concerns voiced by the likes of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (...
17/08/2016 - 11:18
At issue are experiments in which scientists introduce human pluripotent stem cells—cells that can potentially turn into any kind of tissue...
31/07/2016 - 12:37
It was only in the early 1900s that British doctors realised that the housefly could carry disease on its bristly legs: flies were a major...
18/07/2016 - 12:06
1. It can make you sad Strange but true: Even if you generally eat a healthy diet, consuming fast food can increase your risk for...
17/06/2016 - 16:24
Figures like this show that cancer is not only extremely pervasive, but also becoming more and more common. But why will so many people...
14/06/2016 - 14:59
In January, for example, a group at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts said they had homed in on most of the genes involved in...
11/06/2016 - 12:58
Scientists explain in Science Advances how ground measurements and satellite data were used to create an atlas of a world brightened by...
06/06/2016 - 18:54
When a bacterium comes under attack it produces a piece of genetic material that matches the genetic sequence of the invading virus. This...
06/06/2016 - 13:30
To understand this loss, we must first define what we mean by “complexity” in the scientific sense. Consider a Rube Goldberg machine, in...

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