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NHS needs EU employees to avoid collapse, says thinktank

Institute of Public Policy Research says EU nationals who have lived in Britain for six years should get automatic citizenship<p>The NHS would collapse without its 57,000 workers who are EU nationals and they must be offered free British citizenship so they don’t leave the country after Brexit, …

Why Einstein and Many Other Scientists Have Been Such Prominent Supporters of World Peace

Why Earth’s Preciousness Inspires Efforts to Prevent Global War<p>Some of the most active advocates for peace have been scientists. Albert Einstein, …

The Land of Opportunity or Inequality? The 'Great Gatsby Curve' Suggests You Can’t Have Both.

Inequality is one of the key issues of this year’s presidential election. It was the underlying issue behind the primary campaign of Bernie Sanders …

Pneumatic octopus is first soft, solo robot

<b>US engineers have built the first ever self-contained, completely soft robot - in the shape of a small octopus.</b><p>Made from silicone gels of varying stiffness, the "octobot" is powered by a chemical reaction that pushes gas through chambers in its rubbery legs.<p>Because of this design, the robot does …

Why experts get it wrong: being knowledgeable about a subject implants false memories

Experts are more likely to make mistakes about their specialist subject because knowing a lot about something doubles the risk of false memories, scientists have found.<p>Researchers at University College Dublin asked 489 people to rank seven topics, including football, politics and science from most …

Scientists announce discovery of Earth-like planet near Sun's neighbor

The new planet, "Proxima b," has been found orbiting the star nearest our Sun. Scientists suspect it could be habitable.<p>The scientists announced …

Why Does Thinking Hard Make You Tired?

After studying or taking a test, do you ever get tired? Why do we get sleepy after thinking hard?<p><b>Related on TestTube:</b><b><br>5 Ways Scientists Can Look Into</b> …

Serotonin: Scientists unmask the dark side of the 'happy hormone'

It is known as one of the “happy hormones” and its discovery ultimately led to the development of what were hailed as depression ‘wonder drugs’ like …

The Brain

Science Says These 3 Mindsets Can Bring You Massive Success

Does it feel like, no matter how hard you work or how much you accomplish, you never feel truly satisfied? You can fix that.<p>Sometimes, does it feel like, no matter how hard you work or how much you accomplish, you never feel truly satisfied? Do you feel like you experience mental blocks that …

An Earth-Like Planet Was Just Found Orbiting the Nearest Star

"This may be a historic moment."<p>The next star over has a planet that's kinda like ours.<p>Astronomers just discovered the closest possible Earth-like planet outside our solar system. It orbits our closest neighboring star, Proxima Centauri. The planet is warm enough for liquid water, is almost …

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years: study

An international research project has found human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, proving human-induced climate …

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …