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‘Digging’ Into Early Medieval Europe with Big Data

During the middle of the sixth century CE a dramatic transformation began in how the people of western Europe buried their dead.
30-Jul-2021 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss in Mice

Scientists at Cambridge and Leeds have successfully reversed age-related memory loss in mice and say their discovery could lead to the development of treatments to prevent memory loss in people as they age.
22-Jul-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Alpine plant spins its own flavonoid wool

Like the movie version of Spider-Man who shoots spider webs from holes in his wrists, a little alpine plant has been found to eject cobweb-like threads from tiny holes in specialised cells on its leaves.
17-Jun-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teenagers at greatest risk of self-harming could be identified almost a decade earlier

Researchers have identified two subgroups of adolescents who self-harm and have shown that it is possible to predict those individuals at greatest risk almost a decade before they begin self-harming.
15-Jun-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Astronomers spot a 'blinking giant' near the centre of the Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the centre of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away.
11-Jun-2021 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Model shows sharp decrease in HIV incidence in England

The annual number of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) in England is likely to have fallen dramatically, from 2,770 in 2013 to 854 in 2018, showing elimination of HIV transmission by 2030 to be within reach - suggests work by...
11-Jun-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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'Vegan spider silk' provides sustainable alternative to single-use plastics

Researchers have created a plant-based, sustainable, scalable material that could replace single-use plastics in many consumer products.
10-Jun-2021 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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3D holographic head-up display could improve road safety

Researchers have developed the first LiDAR-based augmented reality head-up display for use in vehicles.
26-Apr-2021 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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