Inês Duarte

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Photograph: Ritchie Chen/ Polina Anikeeva/ MIT<p>Heat dissipates from iron oxide nanoparticles in an alternating magnetic field, triggering nervous impulses by activation of TRPV1 …

Neurophilosophy

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

In today’s “Museum Monday” video, we watch a time-lapse as a coral reef aquarium is set up in the Natural History Museum’s Jerwood Gallery. This aquarium will be featured in their upcoming exhibition where the public can learn about the importance of marine coral reef communities.<p>As a lifelong fish …

Natural History Museum

Most stars have planets in habitable zone

Researchers calculate that billions of stars in our Milky Way galaxy have 1-3 planets in the habitable zone, where there may be liquid water and life.<p>…

Aurora Borealis captured above the UK

Watch the stunning display of the Northern Lights which were seen across the UK skies last night<p>People across the UK have been enjoying the celestial display of the <b>Aurora Borealis</b> - or Northern Lights.<p>The <b>phenomenon</b> is caused by eruptions on the surface of the Sun, and this most recent activity has …

A recent study suggests that the longer a baby is breastfed, the more intelligent and successful they become. While the research itself may be fine, there are so many variables around these issues that simplistic associations can distort people’s understanding, and even cause harm.<p>You may have …

Breast Feeding

After testosterone rush of hunting, men's 'love hormone' surges upon return home

From hunting grounds to athletic fields to trading floors, men moving together in packs, and sometimes alone, are typically engaged in what anthropologists term "male status competition." And their levels of testosterone--the hallmark hormone of maleness--tend to rise accordingly.<p>But a new study …