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Richard Layard: ‘It's in politicians' self-interest to make policies for happiness'

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The economist on the science of happiness - and how it can help us rethink the world • Read an extract from Richard Layard's Can We Be Happier? Is happiness, which we think of...
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Hollyoaks spoilers: Jesse's wedding drama and Mitchell comes out in next week's episodes

Hollyoaks spoilers: Jesse's wedding drama and Mitchell comes out in next week's episodes

1 day ago   |   Radio Times

Jesse Donovan and Courtney Campbell are total couple goals, as the youngsters say, in Hollyoaks. In a world full of dysfunctional, troubled partnerships the happy hairdresser...
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Tweaking how CAR-T therapy kills tumors could stop a dangerous side effect, study finds

2 days ago   |   STAT

As every trauma surgeon knows, there are messy bullet wounds and there are neat ones, and the former cause incomparably more trouble. If a team of scientists in China is right...
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Food Packaging in a nutshell

2 days ago   |   IFST

With the increase in different types of food and drink packaging, there is a need for a resource to explain the different types of packaging, use and recyclability. Institute...
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Clarivate Analytics to Acquire Decision Resources Group, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Data-Driven Solutions to the Life Sciences Industry

Clarivate Analytics to Acquire Decision Resources Group, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Data-Driven Solutions to the Life Sciences Industry

2 days ago   |   Clarivate

Deal expands Life Sciences services and solutions portfolio to enable customers worldwide to accelerate life-changing innovations and improve patient outcomes and...
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Asteroid warning: 'No question' rock will strike Earth 'extinguishing life' claim revealed

Asteroid warning: 'No question' rock will strike Earth 'extinguishing life' claim revealed

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

A SCIENTIST studying the history of asteroid impacts on Earth declared there is “no question” that another space rock will strike Earth in the future, adding that it could...
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Asteroid warning: Mile-long double rock poses major threat to Earth - ‘dangerous to life'

Asteroid warning: Mile-long double rock poses major threat to Earth - ‘dangerous to life'

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

A MILE-LONG double asteroid could pose a major threat to life on Earth, scientists have warned.
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We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

3 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Our debut writing contest for impactful social and behavioral research drew entries from around the globe, both institutionally and where fieldwork occurred. With entries...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Tension in the Verily-Dexcom tango; not so fast on the Pfizer-GSK spinoff

3 days ago   |   STAT

Good morning. Elizabeth Cooney here, about to relinquish the guest-host chair when Ed Silverman wraps up his tour of JPM in San Francisco. Lots of news there, lots of news...
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Opinion: Why Black doctors like me are leaving faculty positions in academic medical centers

3 days ago   |   STAT

A decade ago, the Department of Health and Human Services made “to achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups” one of its goals for...
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Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids...

Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids bathos as scientists unite to fend off an attack of giant scorpions

4.0 out of 5 star rating Science, at last! Doctor Who normally steers clear of real physicists and inventors from history. Not surprising, really. Science and invention need a... Read more ...

Black hole mystery: Could discovery be a massive neutron star?

Black hole mystery: Could discovery be a massive neutron star?

BLACK HOLE experts are racing to learn whether the latest discovery of an enormous object is actually a massive neutron star. Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: Universe's ‘baby picture' snapped by NASA revealed

Big Bang breakthrough: Universe's ‘baby picture' snapped by NASA revealed

NASA scientists made a breakthrough in understanding what happened after the Big Bang when they snapped up a “baby picture” of the universe. Read more ...

Yellowstone WARNING: Yellowstone at ‘TIPPING POINT' scientists reveal in...

Yellowstone WARNING: Yellowstone at ‘TIPPING POINT' scientists reveal in critical study

YELLOWSTONE National Park is heading for a fiery disaster this century if steps are not taken to prevent the rapid decline of the volcano's forests, scientists have warned. Read more ...

Solar storm: Scientists measure evolving energy of a solar flare's explosive...

Solar storm: Scientists measure evolving energy of a solar flare's explosive first minutes

SOLAR flares have been captured erupting on the surface of the Sun for the first time. Read more ...

SpaceX news: Watch NASA live stream of SpaceX Crew Dragon test online here

SpaceX news: Watch NASA live stream of SpaceX Crew Dragon test online here

SPACEX yesterday postponed a critical launch escape test of its Crew Dragon astronaut taxi due to bad weather. Here is how to watch the delayed SpaceX launch live online. Read more ...

NASA's secret '007 spy mission' exposed by declassified files 

NASA's secret '007 spy mission' exposed by declassified files 

NASA ran a secret spy mission “like something from James Bond” during the Cold War, declassified files show, and the space agency even has the “007” suit to prove it. Read more ...

NASA expected to detail costs for fast-track moon landing program next month

NASA expected to detail costs for fast-track moon landing program next month

Jim Morhard testifies before a Senate committee in 2018 during his confirmation hearing to begin NASA's deputy administrator. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA will release a... Read more ...

SpaceX will trigger an intentional rocket failure to prove crew capsule's safety

SpaceX will trigger an intentional rocket failure to prove crew capsule's safety

Illustration of the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 rocket during the company's uncrewed In-Flight Abort Test for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. This demonstration test of... Read more ...

Asteroid shock: Space rock twice size of Big Ben to skim Earth TODAY

Asteroid shock: Space rock twice size of Big Ben to skim Earth TODAY

ASTEROID 2009 BH2 will make a close approach with the planet, NASA asteroid trackers have announced. Read more ...