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Tories spent £1,200,000 on negative anti-Jeremy Corbyn social media adverts

<b>Young people and social media users were bombarded with divisive attack adverts by the Conservatives that appear to have had little impact.</b><p>Despite …

This is what daddy Mahesh Bhatt did to make Alia feel special

Getting attention from dad is always special.<p>The same thing recently happened with Bollywood bubbly Alia Bhatt, when daddy Mahesh Bhatt had a fanboy …

Geologist uncovers 2.5 billion-year-old fossils of bacteria that predate the formation of oxygen

In his research published in the December issue of the journal <i>Geology</i> of the Geological Society of America, Czaja and his colleagues Nicolas Beukes …

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100 years of infectious disease deaths in US: Study shows what's changed

We've come a long way in treating infectious diseases over the last century, but in recent decades, the rates of death from some infectious diseases have actually increased, according to a new study.<p>The researchers analyzed information on deaths from infectious diseases in the United States from …

3D embryo atlas reveals human development in unprecedented detail

Digital model will aid vital research, offering chance chance to explore intricate changes occurring in the first weeks of life<p>The beautiful and otherworldly development of the human embryo has been revealed in unprecedented detail in an interactive three-dimensional atlas.<p>The digital models, built …

Genetics

Turkish coffee: the beginner’s handbook

This thick, intense style of coffee is beloved throughout the Middle East and parts of Europe. But what is it, where did it come from and what do you …

5 foods diabetics should add to their diets

People with Type 2 diabetes — the most common form of the disease, characterized by resistance to insulin (essential for a healthy metabolism) and high blood sugar levels — rely on such medications as Glucophage (metformin) or Acarbose to control the condition. Recently, The American Diabetes …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Mental Disorders

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

Human Anatomy

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Water plumes spotted on Europa's surface may make hunt for life easier

Water vapour plumes may be being emitted from the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa, Nasa scientists have revealed.<p>The find - made using the …

Humans and Neanderthals had sex. But was it for love? - Vox

An investigation.<p>In 1911, Marcellin Boule, a French paleontologist, published the first scientific description of the Neanderthal species. And let’s just say it didn’t have a lot of sex appeal.<p>The skeleton in Boule’s volume, dubbed the "Old Man of La Chapelle," was a wretched creature: a …

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Why Are Babies So Dumb If Humans Are So Smart?

As a species, humans are incredibly smart. We tell stories, create magnificent art and astounding technology, build cities, and explore space. We haven’t been around nearly as long as many other species, but in many respects we’ve accomplished more than any have before us. We eat them and they …

NASA releases breathtaking new images of Mars

A NASA probe just sent back some incredible pictures of the red planet<p>NASA has released brand new pictures of Mars, and they’re probably the most …

Near-Infrared

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These are the only 3 animals on Earth who produce offspring this way

For almost every species on Planet Earth, the female holds the majority of the responsibility when it comes to child care. This includes pregnancy, childbirth, and looking after the young until they are mature enough to venture out into the world by themselves.<p>But, for three animals, the tables are …

Fish

How Nature Can Help Prisoners

Watching videos of nature can reduce levels of aggression among prisoners, and possibly lead to fewer aggressive behaviors, according to a new …

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Mammals diversified only after dinosaur extinction left space

QUT evolutionary biologist Dr Matthew Phillips used molecular dating from DNA sequences to challenge the dominant scientific theory that placental …

Epigenetics: The Woes of Your Ancestors May Remain for Generations to Come

“With epigenetics, the floodgates open, and if the causes and effects can be established scientifically, then what?” Robison asks. “The system isn’t …

DIY dairy: how to make cheese at home

Could cheesemaking be the new baking? British cheeses now number around 700 – a hundred more than France. But it’s not just a numbers game, there’s exciting variety as well, according to expert Paul Thomas: “British cheeses now include styles that haven’t traditionally been made here, like King …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

Not all leafy greens are created equal — here's the definitive ranking of the best ones for you

So which should you pick to justify the croutons, bacon, and other yummy toppings in your salad?<p>We're here to help. Using rankings from the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods," as well as the nutritional breakdowns of the veggies, we compiled the best, most nutritional greens for your salads, …

Healthy Eating

5 disturbing facts the food industry doesn’t want you to know

Maybe take a pass on that morning bacon. You could be exposing yourself to epidemic diarrhea virus and worse<p>Martha Rosenberg<p>April 6, 2016 7:34pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>From mercury in tuna and wood pulp in parmesan cheese to ground beef treated with ammonia to retard E. …

Public Health

Toddlers are consuming too many calories, warn experts

Parents are giving their toddlers too much milk and putting them at risk of obesity, experts have warned.<p>Ninety-nine per cent of children under two are consuming excess protein each day, according to the biggest ever study of toddlers’ diets.<p>The average child was found to be eating nearly three …

Nutrition