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Stressful situations seen as threats harm health and wellbeing

Seeing stress as a more significant threat is linked to worse health and well-being.

Ultra-accurate virus detection in 3 minutes via lab-on-a-chip genomics

Swift virus genetic detection with loCKAmp lab-on-PCB tech in <3 Minutes.

New low-power desalination method could be used in disaster zones

New method for purifying drinking water could be used in disaster-hit areas with limited electrical power.

We could be breathing in toxic substances from cooking and cleaning for longer

Surfactants can cause toxic chemicals in aerosols to last longer in the air.

Fossils of “primitive cousins of T rex” shed light on the end of the age of dinosaurs in Africa

The diversity of dinosaurs in Morocco at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Childhood trauma is a “strong predictor” of adolescent cannabis usage

The study calls for greater support to help young people avoid problematic drug use.

Newly discovered embryonic cell type that self-destructs to protect the developing embryo

A new quality control system that removes damaged cells from early developing embryos.

Women feel the pain of losses more than men, study

Study explores risk aversion and optimism.

It isn’t what you know, it’s what you think you know

Why do people hold highly variable attitudes towards well-evidenced science? For many years researchers focused on what people know about science, thinking that “to...

Playing the piano boosts brain processing power

A randomised control trial shows the positive effects learning to play music has on cognitive abilities.

Black holes don’t always flash GRBs, study

Space scientists may need to rethink how GRBs are formed.

Scientists discovered fossils of a huge mosasaur from Morocco

A giant sea lizard that ruled the oceans 66 million years ago.

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