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Lazy thinking – not bias – is the real reason we believe fake news

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:47
It was thought that we’re tricked by fake news because we like to believe stories that confirm our world view. But not thinking actually seems to be to blame
Categories: Science and society

Lazy thinking – not bias – is the real reason we believe fake news

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:47
It was thought that we’re tricked by fake news because we like to believe stories that confirm our world view. But not thinking actually seems to be to blame

‘Toxic’ levels of borax in toy slime are unlikely to hurt children

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:30
A report by consumer group Which? has warned that many toy slime products break European Union limits on borax, but a few precautions should keep people safe
Categories: Biology

‘Toxic’ levels of borax in toy slime are unlikely to hurt children

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:30
A report by consumer group Which? has warned that many toy slime products break European Union limits on borax, but a few precautions should keep people safe
Categories: Science and society

‘Toxic’ levels of borax in toy slime are unlikely to hurt children

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:30
A report by consumer group Which? has warned that many toy slime products break European Union limits on borax, but a few precautions should keep people safe

The truth about intelligence: What is it really?

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:00
Far from being an indefinable concept, a single measure of intelligence underpins our problem-solving, musicality and even creativity and emotional skills
Categories: Biology

The truth about intelligence: What is it really?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:00
Far from being an indefinable concept, a single measure of intelligence underpins our problem-solving, musicality and even creativity and emotional skills
Categories: Science and society

Cape Town drought was made three times more likely by global warming

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 12:38
The city’s water crisis shows the high cost of failing to adapt to climate change, as it ignored warnings that water demand would exceed supply
Categories: Biology

Cape Town drought was made three times more likely by global warming

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 12:38
The city’s water crisis shows the high cost of failing to adapt to climate change, as it ignored warnings that water demand would exceed supply
Categories: Science and society

Cape Town drought was made three times more likely by global warming

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 12:38
The city’s water crisis shows the high cost of failing to adapt to climate change, as it ignored warnings that water demand would exceed supply

Tiny planets full of diamonds have been created in the lab

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 10:00
Carbon-rich planets laced with diamond may orbit distant stars, and now we’ve many miniature versions of them by crushing and heating chemical powders
Categories: Biology

Tiny planets full of diamonds have been created in the lab

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 10:00
Carbon-rich planets laced with diamond may orbit distant stars, and now we’ve many miniature versions of them by crushing and heating chemical powders

Tiny planets full of diamonds have been created in the lab

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 10:00
Carbon-rich planets laced with diamond may orbit distant stars, and now we’ve many miniature versions of them by crushing and heating chemical powders
Categories: Science and society

Why chivalry remains attractive to some women despite being sexist

Genetics - Tue, 2018-07-17 18:45
Women tend to find male chivalry attractive even though they see it as a threat to fairness, according to a new study. Existing inequality may explain why
Categories: Biology

Why chivalry remains attractive to some women despite being sexist

HIV and AIDS - Tue, 2018-07-17 18:45
Women tend to find male chivalry attractive even though they see it as a threat to fairness, according to a new study. Existing inequality may explain why

Why chivalry remains attractive to some women despite being sexist

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Tue, 2018-07-17 18:45
Women tend to find male chivalry attractive even though they see it as a threat to fairness, according to a new study. Existing inequality may explain why
Categories: Science and society

What happens when you seal eight people in a giant bubble?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Tue, 2018-07-17 18:00
From oxygen shortages to divisive factions, Mark Nelson recalls the challenges of two years in the Biosphere 2 ecosystem – and the media circus it spawned
Categories: Science and society

What happens when you seal eight people in a giant bubble?

Genetics - Tue, 2018-07-17 18:00
From oxygen shortages to divisive factions, Mark Nelson recalls the challenges of two years in the Biosphere 2 ecosystem – and the media circus it spawned
Categories: Biology

Ever ran screaming from a concert? Keaton Henson has a treat in store

Genetics - Tue, 2018-07-17 17:50
Aided by the performance artist Brendan Walker, the folk-rock musician is giving concert-goers at London's Barbican Hall a taste of the anxiety disorder that keeps him off the stage.
Categories: Biology

Ever ran screaming from a concert? Keaton Henson has a treat in store

HIV and AIDS - Tue, 2018-07-17 17:50
Aided by the performance artist Brendan Walker, the folk-rock musician is giving concert-goers at London's Barbican Hall a taste of the anxiety disorder that keeps him off the stage.