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Why People Like You More When You Tell All

I recently saw a talk given by a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Business School who presented fascinating work on inequality (and who seemed like …

'We’re growing brains outside of the body'

Madeleine Lancaster has 300 brains growing in her lab – here’s how she’s done it.<p>As she speaks, Madeleine Lancaster rests her hand on her pregnant belly. “Oh they’re about six or seven months along now”. At this point her progeny measure about four millimetres across. She’s growing a few hundred, …

The Brain

What is PTSD? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Richard J McNally

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>The NHS reported last week that 12.6% of women in England aged 16 to 24 screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a national study, …

New genes linked with bigger brains identified

A number of new links between families of genes and brain size have been identified by UK scientists, opening up a whole new avenue of research to …

A 'Hard Brexit' Could Cost the U.K. Finance Industry $48 Billion

Britain’s financial industry could lose up to 38 billion pounds ($48.34 billion) in revenue in a so-called ‘hard Brexit’ that would leave it with …

Britain’s hard Brexit will be a huge buying opportunity

<i>There will be no compromise on immigration. The single market will remain closed. The City of London will get no special treatment. No negotiations</i> …

North Korea may be building largest missile submarine yet

Satellite images indicate that North Korea is starting work on a submarine that will be larger than anything it can presently deploy, with analysts suggesting the vessel may be used as the platform for Pyongyang's newly developed submarine-launched ballistic missiles.<p>Images captured by commercial …