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Expert reaction to study on ketogenic diet and flu response in mice

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Science Immunology , reports on a relationship in mice between a ketogenic diet and the response to influenza infection. Dr Elma Tchilian, Group Leader...
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Disease X? New virus discovered in the body stuns health experts - 'How little we know'

Disease X? New virus discovered in the body stuns health experts - 'How little we know'

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

A NEWLY discovered virus lurking in the human body has surprised a team of Austrian researchers - but could this viral discovery be the terrifying Disease X?
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Salmonella - how the body fights back

Salmonella - how the body fights back

5 days ago   |   Quadram

Quadram Institute scientists have contributed to new research led by the University of East Anglia that shows how the human body powers its emergency response to salmonella...
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STAT Plus: Former Biogen sales rep, who says she was fired for complaining about off-label marketing, is awarded $6 million

8 days ago   |   STAT

A federal jury in Seattle has awarded nearly $6 million to a former Biogen sales rep who claimed she was fired after complaining about being pressured to pursue off-label...
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Grace Millane - Blood stains ‘reveal clean up operation' in room after Brit, 22, ‘murdered by Tinder date'

Grace Millane - Blood stains ‘reveal clean up operation' in room after Brit, 22, ‘murdered by Tinder date'

9 days ago   |   The Sun   |   2 articles

BLOOD stains in the hotel room where Grace Milane was killed show that there had been a “clean up operation”. Scientist Dianne Crenfeldt, from the Institute of Environmental...
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Elisabeth Moss gets the gaslighting treatment in Invisible Man trailer

9 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Elizabeth Moss plays a woman who thinks her abusive ex-lover has risen from the dead to haunt her in The Invisible Man . A young woman believes she is being tormented by the...
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Mental health studies lump transgender teens under one umbrella - and miss clues to help them in the process

9 days ago   |   STAT

The disparities are staggering: A growing body of research suggests that transgender teens experience suicidal thoughts and attempt to take their own lives far more often than...
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RSS's Hetan Shah Tapped to Head British Academy

RSS's Hetan Shah Tapped to Head British Academy

10 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Professor Hetan Shah, who has headed the Royal Statistical Society for the last eight years, has been named to lead the British Academy starting in February. The leadership of...
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Expert reaction to conference presentation about a blood test for early detection of breast cancer

14 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A conference presentation, at the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference , reports on a possible blood test to detect early signs of breast cancer. Dr Jeremy Carlton, Wellcome Trust...
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The Science Council is open for applications

15 days ago   |   The Science Council

The Science Council's Common Application Process has now reopened, and we are accepting applications. Find the new online application system here. We have made several...
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Moonlight challenges Leonid meteor shower maximum on 18 November

Moonlight challenges Leonid meteor shower maximum on 18 November

For observers in Western Europe and the British Isles, the best prospects for observing a meteor from the Leonid shower occur around the maximum, which is predicted for 11pm... Read more ...

How NASA-backed Mars ‘suit of the future' will work ‘like second skin' for...

How NASA-backed Mars ‘suit of the future' will work ‘like second skin' for astronauts

NASA is backing the construction of a “suit of the future” for astronauts to wear “like a second skin” during their future mission to Mars, which will be a revolution for... Read more ...

Football Association appoint Dawn Scott as head of sports science and...

Football Association appoint Dawn Scott as head of sports science and fitness for England's women

EXCLUSIVE BY DOMINIC KING: The Football Association have pulled off a major coup by appointing Dawn Scott to be the new head of sports science and fitness for England's women. Read more ...

Moon landing: Neil Armstrong's REAL reason for being ‘very quiet' after...

Moon landing: Neil Armstrong's REAL reason for being ‘very quiet' after Apollo 11 exposed

NEIL ARMSTRONG “was very quiet” after returning to Earth following his famous Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, but there was a good reason, fellow NASA astronaut Mike Massimino... Read more ...

From AI to Humble Pi: the best new science books to buy for Christmas

From AI to Humble Pi: the best new science books to buy for Christmas

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The science of audio: How a podcast reveals the pleasant mysteries of hearing

The science of audio: How a podcast reveals the pleasant mysteries of hearing

Enlarge The first episode of audio-obsessed podcast Reasonably Sound that made me stop and think was an early entry called " Whisper Quiet ." As my introduction to Autonomous... Read more ...

NASA asteroid alert: Scientists give exact date rock size of Great Pyramid...

NASA asteroid alert: Scientists give exact date rock size of Great Pyramid could hit Earth

AN ASTEROID the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, is barrelling towards Earth and NASA have revealed the exact date it could strike our planet. Read more ...

The shocking state of biodiversity: education and mass extinction

The shocking state of biodiversity: education and mass extinction

Half of UK children can't identify stinging nettles. We need to teach biodiversity before it's wiped out without a care. Read more ...

HEaTED Northern Regional Network Meeting

HEaTED Northern Regional Network Meeting

Start date: 12 Dec 19 Duration: 1 Day Location: University of York, Department of Chemistry, University of York, York ,YO10 5DD The HEaTED regional network provides a forum... Read more ...

The best smart speakers

The best smart speakers

Remember when the idea of a fully-automated smart home seemed like the stuff of science-fiction? Well, we may not have a robot butler just yet, but many of us have at least a... Read more ...