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Working at a body donation center made me appreciate what a gift death is

Working at a body donation center made me appreciate what a gift death is

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Clariza Murray works at Pennsylvania's largest body donation center and spoke to Insider about what it's like to talk to strangers about death all day. The need is never met...
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We constantly eat microplastics. What does that mean for our health?

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Tiny particles of plastic are in our food, water and even the air we breathe. We investigate the impact they have inside our bodies
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Expert reaction to paper looking at climate change, hot weather and early childbirth

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Nature Climate Change, reports that an average of 25,000 infants per year were born earlier as a result of hot weather in the United States from 1969 to...
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Expert reaction to short term exposure to fine particulate matter and hospital admission risks

9 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in The BMJ, reports that short term exposure to fine particular matter in the air is related to newly identified causes of hospital admissions. Dr Stefan...
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Opinion: Concussions, broken bones, and more: a week of football in the U.S

10 days ago   |   STAT

News about concussions and other injuries to young football players appears with alarming frequency, as do reports of the long-term damage to NFL players. Young pro players are...
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Science Surgery: ‘Why do some cancers metastasise, but others don't?'

Science Surgery: ‘Why do some cancers metastasise, but others don't?'

10 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK

Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Sara asked: ‘Why do some cancers metastasise but others don't, even if they're present in the body for many...
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The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind

The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind

15 days ago   |   Dezeen

New York City's The Cooper Union has created online database The Student Work Collection to collate over 80 years of work produced by former architecture students, with notable...
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COPE Report Explores Publication Issues in HSS

COPE Report Explores Publication Issues in HSS

17 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Plenty of academics do not like to be confined by their respective disciplines. And when attempting to further general human knowledge, interdisciplinary thought is a...
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Cardiovascular effects of switching from tobacco cigarettes to electronic cigarettes

18 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A new prospective clinical trial, funded by the British Heart Foundation and carried out by researchers at the University of Dundee, has examined the effects on cardiovascular...
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34 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

34 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

All cancers are a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. But the many reasons individual cancer cases pop up in people are complex: Some are genetic and passed down...
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ISS news: Rebooted CIMON-2 floating robot returns to International Space Station

ISS news: Rebooted CIMON-2 floating robot returns to International Space Station

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION crew have welcomed the return of IBM's Crew Interactive Mobile companion floating robot. Read more ...

Asteroid shock: Meteorite impacts triggered life on Earth

Asteroid shock: Meteorite impacts triggered life on Earth

ASTEROID impacts may have triggered our planet's global tectonic plate processes, accelerating the evolution of life on Earth. Read more ...

NASA investigates mysterious activity on nearby asteroid that left top...

NASA investigates mysterious activity on nearby asteroid that left top scientists baffled

NASA's top scientists admit they are baffled by mysterious eruptions taking place on an asteroid that passes close to Earth. Read more ...

Renderings reveal how failed designs from the past may have looked if they...

Renderings reveal how failed designs from the past may have looked if they were made today

The classic 1982 science fiction movie "Blade Runner" predicted we'd have flying cars in 2019. That hasn't panned out, and companies seem to be moving into self-driving... Read more ...

Archeology news: Ancient Celtic shield discovery hailed ‘most important find...

Archeology news: Ancient Celtic shield discovery hailed ‘most important find of millennium

ARCHEOLOGISTS have hailed the discovery of an ancient shield as “the most important British Celtic art object of the millennium”. Read more ...

Science breakthrough: ‘Mind-breaking' dark matter discovery after universe...

Science breakthrough: ‘Mind-breaking' dark matter discovery after universe probe revealed

SCIENTISTS were stunned after making a “mind-breaking” discovery, exposing where five percent of the universe's baryonic matter had been hiding. Read more ...

Northern Lights pics: Jaw-dropping images of aurora borealis taken by...

Northern Lights pics: Jaw-dropping images of aurora borealis taken by spacewoman Christina

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION astronaut Christina Koch has released a stunning space video of the Northern Lights shimmering over the Earth. Read more ...

First look at Ghostbusters: Afterlife starring Captain Marvel's Mckenna Grace

First look at Ghostbusters: Afterlife starring Captain Marvel's Mckenna Grace

A new title, plot details and images from the upcoming Ghostbusters sequel have been revealed, ahead of the film's trailer debut on Monday. The third Ghostbusters film, now... Read more ...

Alien life shock: Ancient Earth organism fed space rock ‘starts dancing'

Alien life shock: Ancient Earth organism fed space rock ‘starts dancing'

ALIEN life may be far more likely to exist after research reveals extremophiles thrive on extraterrestrial meteorite material. Read more ...

ULA rehearses countdown for first Starliner launch on Atlas 5 rocket

ULA rehearses countdown for first Starliner launch on Atlas 5 rocket

United Launch Alliance fueled an Atlas 5 rocket Friday at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 launch pad during a countdown dress rehearsal with Boeing's Starliner spacecraft. Credit... Read more ...