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Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

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Six (scientifically approved) tips to make your man fall for you | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Alamy<p>Man do nice thing? Give man meat. Man like meat, make man do nice thing again.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/27/1438036375531/7e76b7b3-76bb-42a8-84e9-0f98cbc88f94-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Man do nice thing? Give man meat. Man …

Toothy terror: dinosaurs like T. rex had unique serrated teeth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you want to know the secret behind the success of Tyrannosaurus rex and its meat-eating dinosaur cousins, look no further than their teeth.<p>A boy looks inside the skull of a Tyrannosaurus Rex replica at the Egidio Feruglio Museum in Trelew, Argentina, in this May 18, 2014 …

iWash For Germ-free Hands

The unique thing about the iWash faucet is that it gives a visual representation of the bacteria and other germs present on our hands, which diminish …

New Painkiller Soothes The Nerves That Sense Hot Chile Peppers

The same receptors also detect pain from heat, strong acids, and inflammation. Is that why habaneros taste like burning?<p>It's a chemical compound so new, it doesn't have a name.<b>*</b> In a paper, its creators call it either V116517 or Compound 37. (Like Chanel's No. 5 perfume! Except a drug.)<p>Compound 37 …

Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head | Peter Moseley

If we want to understand what’s happening in the brain when people ‘hear voices’, we first need to understand what happens during ordinary inner speech<p>Most of us will be familiar with the experience of silently talking to ourselves in our head. Perhaps you’re at the supermarket and realise that …

Trends in Rare Diseases – or why the ice bucket challenge is a cold dash of temporary relief

Out of 14 different titles, Elsevier’s Cell Press has no Trends in Rare Diseases.<p>To be fair, there are some rare diseases mentioned in some of the existing journals. Trends in Parasitology covers diseases that are not rare at all, but are still not trendy – anyone you know affected by …

Neanderthals walked among us – study

Modern humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.<p>Using new carbon dating techniques and mathematical models, researchers examined about 200 samples found at 40 sites from Spain …

Fantastically Wrong: Why People Were Terrified of Nighttime Air Until the 1900s

If you’re a millennial like me, you remember the Nickelodeon show <i>Are You Afraid of the Dark?</i>, in which kids sit around a campfire (or flickering …