Science and society

Trigger warnings are taking over universities, but do they work?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 18:45
Talk of trigger warnings and microaggressions are sweeping through university campuses, but some researchers question whether they have any psychological basis
Категории: Science and society

Trigger warnings are taking over universities, but do they work?

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 18:45
Talk of trigger warnings and microaggressions are sweeping through university campuses, but some researchers question whether they have any psychological basis
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Weird particle soup may have formed stars in the early universe

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 18:40
Pions are particles that usually decay very quickly. But right after the big bang, they could have made stars that last long enough for us to detect now
Категории: Science and society

Weird particle soup may have formed stars in the early universe

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 18:40
Pions are particles that usually decay very quickly. But right after the big bang, they could have made stars that last long enough for us to detect now
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

How you speak predicts if psychedelic therapy will help you

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 18:00
Psilocybin, a compound in magic mushrooms, may help treat depression in some people. Now speech analysis can indicate who would benefit the most
Категории: Science and society

How you speak predicts if psychedelic therapy will help you

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 18:00
Psilocybin, a compound in magic mushrooms, may help treat depression in some people. Now speech analysis can indicate who would benefit the most
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Almost every antidepressant headline you’ll read today is wrong

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 16:40
A review of the evidence on antidepressants has been hailed as the final word on these drugs, but questions remain for people with less severe depression
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Almost every antidepressant headline you’ll read today is wrong

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 16:40
A review of the evidence on antidepressants has been hailed as the final word on these drugs, but questions remain for people with less severe depression
Категории: Science and society

Green is the new black: Redesigning clothes to save the planet

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 14:00
The clothes on your back are responsible for huge amounts of pollution – but lab-grown fabrics and changes to our fashion habits can make a big difference
Категории: Science and society

Feedback: Some cows are pessimists, just like us

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 14:00
A trick milk bottle reveals not all calves hold a positive mental attitude. Plus: the distance Vikings had to go before they had to go, remembering Sammy Jankis, and more
Категории: Science and society

The tamed ape: were humans the first animal to be domesticated?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 13:40
Deep inside our genome are bits of DNA we share only with animals such as dogs and cattle. Our self-domestication may have been a pivotal moment in making us human
Категории: Science and society

We may be overdue a massive war, says a statistical analysis

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 13:12
Since the end of the second world war a “long peace” has prevailed around the world, but far from being a new era in history it could just be a statistical fluke
Категории: Science and society

We may be overdue a massive war, says a statistical analysis

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 13:12
Since the end of the second world war a “long peace” has prevailed around the world, but far from being a new era in history it could just be a statistical fluke
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Eating fish as a child seems to protect you from hay fever

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 12:49
Infants who eat fish are less likely to develop hay fever later on, a finding that suggests changing diets have played a role in rising allergy rates
Категории: Science and society

Eating fish as a child seems to protect you from hay fever

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 12:49
Infants who eat fish are less likely to develop hay fever later on, a finding that suggests changing diets have played a role in rising allergy rates
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Ancient ‘dark-skinned’ Briton Cheddar Man find may not be true

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 12:02
The headline was that an ancient Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark skin, but the genetics of skin colour are so complex that we can’t be sure
Категории: Science and society

Ancient ‘dark-skinned’ Briton Cheddar Man find may not be true

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 12:02
The headline was that an ancient Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark skin, but the genetics of skin colour are so complex that we can’t be sure
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Having children may add 11 years to a woman’s biological age

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-23 09:00
Having a baby seems to be linked to shorter caps on the ends of a woman’s chromosomes – a sign of ageing that has been linked to disease and a shorter lifespan
Категории: Science and society

Having children may add 11 years to a woman’s biological age

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-23 09:00
Having a baby seems to be linked to shorter caps on the ends of a woman’s chromosomes – a sign of ageing that has been linked to disease and a shorter lifespan
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Miniature personalised tumours could help you get the best chemo

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2018-02-22 21:00
Growing mini tumours in the lab from a patient’s own cells could help doctors discover the best way to treat each person, homing in on the right drugs to use
Категории: Science and society