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One in 500 men carries an extra sex chromosome, study

This puts them at higher risk of several common diseases.

Biologists discovered new information about the tiny propellers on earth

Exeter biologists investigate smallest propeller on earth.

Poor sleep is linked to feeling older and worse outlook on aging

Poor sleep in the over 50s is linked to more negative perceptions of ageing.

What caused an extreme global warming event that lasted for around 150 thousand years?

Tipping points in Earth’s system triggered rapid climate change 55 million years ago.

Study offers new evidence of menopause in killer whales

Menopause in killer whales- raising fascinating questions about how and why it evolved.

COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 associated with a significantly higher mortality rate

The study compared death rates among people infected with the new variant and those infected with other strains.

Attitude of Gratitude keeps older people helpful

Older people in Japan have an “attitude of gratitude” which keeps them feeling hopeful despite the challenges of aging.

Unexpected theoretical breakthrough in the field of electromagnetism

Physicists solve the geometrical puzzles in electromagnetism.

Nights warming faster than days, study

Global warming is affecting daytime and night-time temperatures differently.

First measurement of spin-orbit alignment for a distant ‘super-Jupiter’ planet

For the first time, astronomers have measured the spin-orbit alignment for a distant 'super-Jupiter' planet called Beta Pictoris b that located 63 light-years from...

Half of the world’s population is exposed to increasing air pollution, study

A new study conducted with WHO has suggested that regardless of global endeavors to improve air quality, vast swathes of the world's populace are...

Younger people reported more loneliness than the middle-aged

A new study examined differences in the experience of loneliness across cultures, age, and gender, and the interaction between these factors. It found that...

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