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X doesn't mark the spot: real shape of chromosomes revealed

Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding of a new project that relied on DNA sequencing to produce accurate 3D images of chromosomes.<p>A …

Royal Society Winton prize for science books: the shortlist - in pictures

Six books on subjects ranging from the human brain to imaginary beasts, from oceans to a single particle are in the running for this year's £25,000 prize

Got A Wide Face? You're Making Everything Terrible

A new study says people act more selfishly when dealing with wide-faced men.<p>Man, it's a tough time to be a big-faced dude. Last year, two management professors at the University of California, Riverside found that men with wider faces were more likely to cheat and lie for financial gain. Now, their …

30 minutes of exercise better for weight loss than longer workouts

A short daily workout of just 30 minutes a day can help dieters lose more weight than exercising for an hour, scientists have found.<p>For anyone wanting to lose weight, you may need to exercise less than you thought.<p>A new study has found that people who exercised for just half an hour a day lost a …

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Consciousness; it's a science thing | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

TEDxCERN was a lot of fun. The speakers were amazing, covering cosmology, cancer cures, underwater earthquakes, gender politics, ignoble bras, the …

Cambridge University Linguists Use Twitter To Study How Welsh Language Use Is Changing

Another reason Twitter is awesome: Cambridge University linguists are using it to track how the usage of one of the U.K.’s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing. Welsh is only spoken by around a sixth of the population of Wales — or some 562,000 people — but enough of those Welsh speakers are …