Healthcare

The male fish who eat their eggs because they want better babies

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 18:00
When male barred-chin blenny fish are unimpressed by their latest batch of offspring, they often eat them so they can start a new family as soon as possible
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A mega-journal is launching for African science and will transform it

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 17:15
A new journal for Africa's scientific researchers is about to makes its debut. It could be a game changer for the continent, says Curtis Abraham
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Exposure to insecticide DDT linked to having a child with autism

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 16:00
Although DDT has been banned for decades in many countries, exposure to its breakdown products may be influencing whether mothers have autistic babies
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Corals on old North Sea oil rigs could help natural reefs recover

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 16:00
Not only are deep-sea coral ecosystems thriving on oil and gas rigs in the North Sea, their larvae may be helping repopulate damaged natural reefs
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Replacing your boss with a cruel robot could make you concentrate more

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 14:43
A mean robot watching over you increases your focus on the most important parts of a task more than a friendly robot or even no robot at all
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Why the US is worried a Russian satellite might be a space weapon

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 13:55
A Russian satellite has been getting closer to Earth without a clear reason and US officials are concerned that it could be a space weapon
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A drug’s weird side effect lets people control their dreams

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 13:54
Researchers have developed the most effective technique for lucid dreaming yet, and it may allow people to fulfil fantasies and overcome nightmares and phobias
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An opt-out organ donor system might actually lead to fewer transplants

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-08-16 07:01
England’s plans to make everyone an organ donor by default could make families less likely to give consent, perhaps leading to a fall in transplant operations
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It’s time to embrace video games as an Olympic sport

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 20:00
They may compete from the comfort of a chair, but video gamers are in the mix at this year's Asian games and are on track for Olympic stardom, says Mark Zastrow
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No contraceptive is perfect, but can you trust apps to stop pregnancy?

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 20:00
Birth control app Natural Cycles has come under fire for unwanted pregnancies, but this just reveals how little we understand contraception
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Some clouds are formed when a virus makes algae shed their shells

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 18:00
When algae in the ocean get a virus, they shed their exoskeleton and those chalky bits can get flung into the air and trigger the formation of clouds
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Doctors will grow human tissue on the International Space Station

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 16:54
Liver tissue and muscle fibre are going to be grown on the ISS, to see if we can one day grow human organs in space
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Weird circles in the sky may be signs of a universe before ours

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 10:00
A theory suggesting that the universe is constantly reborn could be proved right by ‘Hawking points’ – signs of evaporated black holes from a time before the big bang
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Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 06:00
A psychedelic drug produces effects similar to near-death experiences. The finding suggests changes to brain activity may explain such paranormal phenomena
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Sterile fish could help wild salmon dodge the ‘gene pollution’ effect

HIV and AIDS - ср, 2018-08-15 02:01
Farmed Atlantic salmon make the local wild salmon population weaker. Making them sterile could work – but there’s a catch
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Sticking brain cells together with glue could boost and protect memory

HIV and AIDS - вт, 2018-08-14 19:43
Can a chemical that reinforces the connections in our brains prevent the destruction of memories in ageing and Alzheimer’s? It seems to work in mice
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We have finally figured out how to snap spaghetti into two pieces

HIV and AIDS - вт, 2018-08-14 18:42
Snap a piece of dry spaghetti and you will always end up with three or more pieces - but now mathematicians have figured out how to get a single clean break
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Why forecasting how hot it will be in 2022 is mostly a gimmick

HIV and AIDS - вт, 2018-08-14 18:00
It will never be possible to forecast weather years ahead, but we can predict the average global temperature four years from now. Trouble is, that’s not that useful
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US police testing AI that learns to spot crimes in CCTV footage

HIV and AIDS - вт, 2018-08-14 17:30
Police in Orlando have been testing a system that automatically scans CCTV looking for potentially illicit activity – with some success
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There is no evidence that the weedkiller glyphosate causes cancer

HIV and AIDS - вт, 2018-08-14 17:30
Agrichemical firm Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289 million to a man who says its products caused his cancer – but scientific evidence for links to cancer is lacking
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