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New Model May Help Science Overcome the Brain’s Fortress-Like Barrier


Scientists have helped provide a way to better understand how to enable drugs to enter the brain and how cancer cells make it past the blood brain barrier.
19-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sportspeople Can Face Retirement Identity Crisis

New research shows how top-level sportspeople can struggle to adjust to life after retirement, with their identities continuing to be defined by their former careers.
14-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Looking Stressed Can Help Keep the Peace


Scratching is more than an itch -- when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance of conflict.
8-Sep-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientist Finds Secret to Thriving


What it takes to thrive, rather than merely survive, could be as simple as feeling good about life and yourself and being good at something, according to new research.
7-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Helping in the Fight Against Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia


A University of Portsmouth disaster specialist is helping with the fight in Colombia against illegal gold mining and its impacts, from deforestation and toxic pollution, to socio-economic pressures on nearby communities.
5-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Apes’ Abilities Misunderstood by Decades of Poor Science

New research argues that what we think we know about apes’ social intelligence is based on wishful thinking and flawed science.
31-Aug-2017 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

80 Year Olds as Street-Savvy as 18 Year Olds

Our gut instinct about whether a stranger poses a threat is as good when we’re 80 as when we’re 18, according to new research.
28-Aug-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Have Flowers Devised the Perfect Weapon of Distraction?


Nectar, the high-energy ‘honey’ produced by flowers, might be a brilliant distraction technique to help protect a flower’s reproductive parts, according to new research. Rather than merely providing a ‘come-on’ to bees and other insects...
21-Aug-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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