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Does Testosterone Influence Success? Not Much, Research Suggests

With the Olympics underway, higher testosterone has often been linked to sporting success, and other kinds of success too. But beyond sport, new research has found little evidence that testosterone meaningfully influences life chances for men or...
27-Jul-2021 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trailblazing Artist Channels Creative Talents to Raise Awareness of Potential Answers to Climate Change

An acclaimed Black artist is harnessing her lifelong passion for art to address some of the biggest challenges – and possible solutions – facing humanity and the environment, as the countdown to COP26 continues.
20-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tropical Fly Study Shows That a Mother’s Age and Diet Influences the Health of Her Offspring

The female tsetse fly, which gives birth to adult-sized live young, produce weaker offspring as they get older, and when they feed on poor quality blood.
19-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bioengineering discovery paves way for improved production of bio-based goods using Baker’s yeast

Scientists have uncovered a way to control many genes in engineered yeast cells, opening the door to more efficient and sustainable production of bio-based products.
15-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Rat’s Whiskers: Multidisciplinary Research Reveals How We Sense Texture

Two very different teams of scientists have worked together to reveal important insights into how we sense texture by looking at the whiskers of a rat.
13-Jul-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Highlighting the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines could hold key to converting doubters

Informing people about how well the new COVID-19 vaccines work could boost uptake among doubters substantially, according to new research.
13-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Should Planes Be More Like Birds?

Would planes be better if they were more like birds? Engineers from the University of Bristol and the Royal Veterinary College have been studying our feathered-friends to answer this very question, the answer to which will be revealed at the Royal...
7-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sharp Size Reduction in Dinosaurs That Changed Diet to Termites

Dinosaurs were generally huge, but a new study of the unusual alvarezsaurs show that they reduced in size about 100 million years ago when they became specialised ant-eaters.
5-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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