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A 30-minute walk may reduce blood pressure by as much as medication

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:24
Walking for 30 minutes on a treadmill in the morning reduced blood pressure for people for the rest of the day by as much as taking medication
Categories: Science and society

How to upgrade your thinking and avoid traps that make you look stupid

Genetics - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:00
Even the most intelligent people can make ridiculous mistakes – but there are simple things all of us can do to act more wisely and avoid blinkered thinking
Categories: Biology

How to upgrade your thinking and avoid traps that make you look stupid

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:00
Even the most intelligent people can make ridiculous mistakes – but there are simple things all of us can do to act more wisely and avoid blinkered thinking

How to upgrade your thinking and avoid traps that make you look stupid

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:00
Even the most intelligent people can make ridiculous mistakes – but there are simple things all of us can do to act more wisely and avoid blinkered thinking
Categories: Science and society

Smart and fluffy storytelling robot to be trialled in US classrooms

Genetics - Wed, 2019-02-20 12:15
Tega is a cute, fluffy robot that appears to boost language skills in young children. Soon it will be trialled in a dozen classrooms in the US
Categories: Biology

Smart and fluffy storytelling robot to be trialled in US classrooms

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2019-02-20 12:15
Tega is a cute, fluffy robot that appears to boost language skills in young children. Soon it will be trialled in a dozen classrooms in the US

Smart and fluffy storytelling robot to be trialled in US classrooms

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2019-02-20 12:15
Tega is a cute, fluffy robot that appears to boost language skills in young children. Soon it will be trialled in a dozen classrooms in the US
Categories: Science and society

Bees prefer to turn right and it helps them decide where to live

Genetics - Wed, 2019-02-20 02:01
When honeybees enter an open space, they are much more likely to turn right, which might help them reach collective decisions about nest sites
Categories: Biology

Bees prefer to turn right and it helps them decide where to live

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2019-02-20 02:01
When honeybees enter an open space, they are much more likely to turn right, which might help them reach collective decisions about nest sites

Bees prefer to turn right and it helps them decide where to live

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2019-02-20 02:01
When honeybees enter an open space, they are much more likely to turn right, which might help them reach collective decisions about nest sites
Categories: Science and society

UK is failing to meet almost all of its climate action targets

Genetics - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:32
The Committee on Climate Change has warned that the UK failed to meet 15 out of 18 of its targets for tackling emissions between 2013 and 2017
Categories: Biology

UK is failing to meet almost all of its climate action targets

HIV and AIDS - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:32
The Committee on Climate Change has warned that the UK failed to meet 15 out of 18 of its targets for tackling emissions between 2013 and 2017

UK is failing to meet almost all of its climate action targets

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:32
The Committee on Climate Change has warned that the UK failed to meet 15 out of 18 of its targets for tackling emissions between 2013 and 2017
Categories: Science and society

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Genetics - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:27
A historic second world war German submarine off the US coast is being destroyed — thanks to oil released from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
Categories: Biology

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

HIV and AIDS - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:27
A historic second world war German submarine off the US coast is being destroyed — thanks to oil released from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:27
A historic second world war German submarine off the US coast is being destroyed — thanks to oil released from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
Categories: Science and society

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels

Genetics - Tue, 2019-02-19 18:00
Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys
Categories: Biology

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels

HIV and AIDS - Tue, 2019-02-19 18:00
Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Tue, 2019-02-19 18:00
Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys
Categories: Science and society

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet

Genetics - Tue, 2019-02-19 03:00
There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet
Categories: Biology