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UK government must do more to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

We are a network of UK-based organisations and individuals working to improve health in Sierra Leone. The Ebola outbreak is the greatest humanitarian threat the country has faced since its devastating civil war and we welcome the highly committed response to the crisis from both the secretary of …

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

Is it true that Jupiter protects Earth?

Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while nudging some asteroids closer to Earth. And, in 1770, Jupiter took aim on Earth …

Astronomy

Altruism, antibiotics and Alan Turing - blogs roundup

Posts on our network this week included a look at the links between breastfeeding and health, how to create amazing Smartie art, and a scientific guide to Black Friday<p><i>Welcome to Signal Boost -</i> <i>our weekly roundup of blog posts on the science network over the past week.</i><p><b>The collection at the American</b> …

Alpina D4 Biturbo driven - is this the world's best performance diesel?

EXCLUSIVE: Walter Röhrl testing new Porsche 991 at the ‘Ring

28 Nov<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Following on from our first spy shots back in August, the Porsche 991’s successor has been spotted testing again, this time …