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Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturized device that could image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible from within a smartphone camera.
Unhappy mothers talk more to their baby boys

Unhappy mothers talk more to their baby boys

Examining the relationship between the quality of a couple’s relationship and parent-infant talk.
Beautiful pregnant woman doing sport in summer park.

Exercise in pregnancy improves health of obese mothers

Exercise immediately prior to and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body, making them better able to manage blood sugar levels and lowering the risk of long term health problems.
New artificial chameleon skin changes color when exposed to light

New artificial chameleon skin changes color when exposed to light

Color-changing artificial ‘chameleon skin’ powered by nanomachines.
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New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure.
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Increased oestrogen sex hormones in the womb linked to autism

Scientists have identified a link between exposure to high levels of oestrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism.
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Autistic adults are vulnerable to many types of negative life experience

Mental health conditions, for example, anxiety and depression, are incredibly normal in autistic adults. Negative life experiences increase the risk of anxiety and depression...
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Study highlights the relation between parent’s lenient attitude and children’s alcohol use

Alcohol use is not only an adult problem. Millions of adolescents drink alcohol. Many binge drink, having five or more drinks at a time. Exposure...
Travelling to a peatland area with the Urarina. Credit: Christopher Schulz

The cultural significance of carbon-storing peatlands to rural communities

A group of UK and Peruvian researchers have carried out the first detailed study of how rural communities interact with peatlands in the Peruvian...

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