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Why Dogs Are Some Scientists’ New Best Friends

Dogs develop many of the same diseases humans do, making them good subjects for research<p>The DNA of dogs may offer clues about human conditions, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and autism, according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, who have launched a major …

Genetics

Best books of 2015 – part two

From provocative novels, giants real and imagined, and new novels from past masters … authors and critics select their favourite reads of 2015

Books

Red Meat and Cancer: 6 Expert Nutrition Tips

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you'll know that earlier this week the World Health Organization declared processed meat as definitively carcinogenic to humans and red meat as "probably" carcinogenic. As a nutritionist and an avid follower of dietary trends and analysis, I found this one …

Rare early photographs of Peking

<b>Photographs of Peking, now known as Beijing, made by Thomas Child in the 1870s and 1880s are to go on show in London's Chinatown as part of Asian Art in London season.</b><p>More than 30 original photographs from the Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection, the largest holding of …

Episode 27 - The Multiverse

What is the multiverse? And what can it tell us about God? Michael Gungor and Science Mike talk about the science, faith, and art of multiverse …