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See the bright lights and spectacular colours of our shining universe

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-07-19 10:40
The pictures in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s astronomy photography competition show the many types and colours of light that shine through our universe
Categories: Science and society

Deaths from liver disease have been rising since the financial crisis

Genetics - Thu, 2018-07-19 01:30
Cirrhosis deaths were falling in the US until the financial crisis hit in 2008, but have sharply risen since then, especially among young people
Categories: Biology

Deaths from liver disease have been rising since the financial crisis

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-07-19 01:30
Cirrhosis deaths were falling in the US until the financial crisis hit in 2008, but have sharply risen since then, especially among young people
Categories: Science and society

Deaths from liver disease have been rising since the financial crisis

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-07-19 01:30
Cirrhosis deaths were falling in the US until the financial crisis hit in 2008, but have sharply risen since then, especially among young people

First snake found in amber is a baby from the age of the dinosaurs

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
Around 100 million years ago, this baby snake hatched on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean and then got stuck in resin oozing from a tree
Categories: Biology

Robotic grabber catches squidgy deep sea animals without harming them

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
The deep sea is full of weird undiscovered creatures. A foldable robotic grabber captures them gently without causing damage
Categories: Biology

First snake found in amber is a baby from the age of the dinosaurs

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
Around 100 million years ago, this baby snake hatched on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean and then got stuck in resin oozing from a tree
Categories: Science and society

Robotic grabber catches squidgy deep sea animals without harming them

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
The deep sea is full of weird undiscovered creatures. A foldable robotic grabber captures them gently without causing damage
Categories: Science and society

First snake found in amber is a baby from the age of the dinosaurs

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
Around 100 million years ago, this baby snake hatched on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean and then got stuck in resin oozing from a tree

Robotic grabber catches squidgy deep sea animals without harming them

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 21:00
The deep sea is full of weird undiscovered creatures. A foldable robotic grabber captures them gently without causing damage

The death of 9-year-old girl may be a tipping point for air pollution

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 20:00
The family of Ella Kissi-Debrah want an inquest to rule air pollution as the cause of her death, while other legal cases are challenging government inaction on dirty air
Categories: Biology

Fossil-free Dutch vehicles line up for a cool future

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 20:00
We're wedded to fossil fuels, but no-one told the people of Leeuwarden-Friesland. Is this the most innovative community you've never heard of?
Categories: Biology

The death of 9-year-old girl may be a tipping point for air pollution

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 20:00
The family of Ella Kissi-Debrah want an inquest to rule air pollution as the cause of her death, while other legal cases are challenging government inaction on dirty air
Categories: Science and society

Fossil-free Dutch vehicles line up for a cool future

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 20:00
We're wedded to fossil fuels, but no-one told the people of Leeuwarden-Friesland. Is this the most innovative community you've never heard of?
Categories: Science and society

The death of 9-year-old girl may be a tipping point for air pollution

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 20:00
The family of Ella Kissi-Debrah want an inquest to rule air pollution as the cause of her death, while other legal cases are challenging government inaction on dirty air

Medical cannabis: What you really need to know

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 18:45
The UK looks set to become the latest place to legalise medical cannabis. But with its use sweeping the world, many questions remain about what it does and how
Categories: Biology

Medical marijuana: What you really need to know

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 18:45
The use of medical cannabis is sweeping the world, but for many conditions it’s not clear it’s even effective. What would an evidence-based system prescribe?
Categories: Science and society

Autism can bring extra abilities and now we’re finding out why

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 18:17
Many strengths and difficulties associated with autism stem from the same thing, says Anna Remington, who researches questions autistic people are asking
Categories: Biology

Autism can bring extra abilities and now we’re finding out why

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 18:17
Many strengths and difficulties associated with autism stem from the same thing, says Anna Remington, who researches questions autistic people are asking
Categories: Science and society

Deepfakes won’t wreck politics this year even if politicians might

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:55
Political footage faked by AI is talked about as an imminent threat to US democracy. There are good reasons to think it's not a big problem yet, says Tim Hwang
Categories: Biology