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Expert reaction to study looking at the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine

17 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, reports that the HPV vaccine has reduced the cancer causing infections it targets down to very low levels...
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‘Part-science lab, part-playground': how kids made museums take fun seriously

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

From London to California, architects are helping museums provide interactive learning experiences that can't be found on screen Last year, the Hoxton-based architecture...
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Richard Layard: ‘It's in politicians' self-interest to make policies for happiness'

3 days 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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Endocrine Society Meeting 2020

Endocrine Society Meeting 2020

4 days ago   |   Harvard

March 28, 2020ENDO 2020 will be held March 28-31, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Learn more.
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Research Handbook on Child Migration

Research Handbook on Child Migration

4 days ago   |   Harvard

2018. Research Handbook on Child Migration. Edward Elgar. Publisher's Version Abstract The scope and complexity of child migration have only recently emerged as a critical...
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UK and STFC experts honoured in Annual Awards for Astronomy

6 days ago   |   STFC

A number of STFC-supported staff and researchers, including a team from RAL Space and a member of the STFC astronomy grants team, have been honoured for significant...
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The Salters' Institute Award

The Salters' Institute Award

7 days ago   |   IST

Mrs Maureen Wade from the Victory Academy accepting her award from Dame Mary Archer, Chairman of the Science Museum and Mr. Alan Wordie, Master of the Salter's Company The...
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Wildfires and climate change - a new rapid response literature review

8 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Do we know how much climate change affects the likelihood or frequency of wildfires like those currently happening in Australia? UEA and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change...
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Expert reaction to Rapid Response Review on wildfires and climate change

8 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A literature review, published on ScienceBrief.org by UEA and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, considers all peer-reviewed studies looking at climate change and...
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Fooling LIME and SHAP: Adversarial Attacks on Post hoc Explanation Methods

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Dylan Slack, Sophie Hilgard, Emily Jia, Sameer Singh, and Himabindu Lakkaraju. 2020. “ Fooling LIME and SHAP: Adversarial Attacks on Post hoc Explanation Methods .” In AAAI/ACM...
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Greta Thunberg speech in full: Read the activist's powerful Davos speech on...

Greta Thunberg speech in full: Read the activist's powerful Davos speech on climate here

GRETA THUNBERG clashed with world leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum this week over their failure to curb the effects of climate change. Read the transcript of the... Read more ...

Live coverage: SpaceX evaluating launch date for next Falcon 9 mission

Live coverage: SpaceX evaluating launch date for next Falcon 9 mission

Live coverage of SpaceX's next Falcon 9 rocket launch from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX's fourth batch of Starlink... Read more ...

Easy Ways to Live Well - everything you need to know

Easy Ways to Live Well - everything you need to know

Easy Ways to Live Well, BBC One's new series, sees celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and presenter Steph McGovern tackle the latest science around health. The unlikely... Read more ...

Ending the daily grind: Science of perfect espresso uncovered

Ending the daily grind: Science of perfect espresso uncovered

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The math of brewing a better espresso

The math of brewing a better espresso

Enlarge / A new mathematical model sheds light on the optimal brewing process for espresso. ) Skilled baristas know that achieving the perfect complex flavor profile for a... Read more ...

Supernova Betelgeuse: ‘Blast of energy' detected near star - Did it supernova?

Supernova Betelgeuse: ‘Blast of energy' detected near star - Did it supernova?

A MYSTERIOUS gravitational wave originating near the famed Betelgeuse star had many wondering if the star is finally ready to supernova. Read more ...

Asteroid shock: Video shows all angles of Chelyabinsk meteor collision - watch

Asteroid shock: Video shows all angles of Chelyabinsk meteor collision - watch

A DRAMATIC video has emerged showing the true devastation of the Chelyabinsk meteor which came crashing into Russia seven years ago. Read more ...

Coronavirus symptoms: 'True number of infected' could be hidden by...

Coronavirus symptoms: 'True number of infected' could be hidden by asymptomatic patients

THE CORONAVIRUS outbreak in China has infected more than 400 people with pneumonia-like symptoms but many more asymptomatic carriers could be infected without ever realising, a... Read more ...

Asteroid approach: NASA tracks a 25,433mph asteroid approaching Earth - Will...

Asteroid approach: NASA tracks a 25,433mph asteroid approaching Earth - Will it hit?

AN ASTEROID barreling through space at more than 25,400mph will approach the planet in less than 24 hours - but do NASA's asteroid trackers expect the rock to hit Earth? Read more ...

How Einstein's 'biggest blunder' was proved right after discovery rewrote...

How Einstein's 'biggest blunder' was proved right after discovery rewrote rules of physics

A SCIENTIST made a “strange discovery” in 1988, plunging him into a “cloud of fog” as it challenged everything cosmologists thought they knew about the universe, but it may... Read more ...