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Humans and Fruit Flies Hit Snooze Button in Synch

Fruit Flies Create Buzz Around Body Clock Research....

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Scientist Sheds New Light on Origins of Personality

Scientist explores the origins and shaping of personality through basic human needs....

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Deep Brain Exploration with Nanomaterial

Nanoparticles offer new solutions to deep-brain exploration. ...

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McMafia: The Reality

The BBC's McMafia is an international thriller with Russian organised crime at its heart and London as its hub. But how realistic is the portrayal of Russian-managed drug and human trafficking rings...

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Blackmail, Sexism, Bias: RIP BBC News

It is time for BBC News to die. It is in a dreadful state, like a horse in the Grand National that's about to be shot....

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Hunting the Inner Crocodile: Neurocinematic Methods

Unleash your inner crocodile (but only after you've bought the popcorn)...

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Even Scientifically Proven News Can Be Fake News

Scientific 'facts' could be false ...

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Fed Up With Fake News? So Stop Making It.

Fake News sites cause very real damage, but how do you define 'trustworthy'?...

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Is There Just Too Much of Everything?

Our digital world of abundance and choice might be shortening our attention spans...

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Babyfaced Killer or Killerfaced Baby. Can You Tell?

Facial cues conveying trustworthiness are malleable while facial cues conveying competence and ability are significantly less so...

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Asthma : Not Just What You Breathe

Subjects' beliefs about the odor, specifically whether it was potentially harmful (asthma-triggering) or therapeutic, influenced both their psychological and physiological responses to odor exposure....

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Interruptions and Workflow

Interruption can cause a noticeable decrement in the quality of work...

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Euromaidan : What’s Happening in Ukraine?

February 20 took the most lives of the whole three months of revolution. The whole square where the confrontation was held was set on fire...

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The Ideal Height for Altitude Training

These findings suggest that there's a defined window for altitude living—between 2000 and 2500 meters—that can improve sea level performance in competitive runners....

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Boris Johnson’s Plans For Unaffordable Housing

Londoners should brace for themselves for an influx of toffs whilst the poor sleep on the streets if Boris Johnson’s latest Housing Strategy goes ahead...

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The Criminalisation of Unemployed People

As Osborne announces compulsory community work, are the long-term unemployed being treated as criminals?...

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What’s Behind The Mask?

Trebuchet's debate about banning full-face veils rears its partially obscured head again...

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Veiled Racism, Veiled Sexism

Shouldn’t everyone be allowed to wear whatever she or he wants, whether it’s a veil, a rubber miniskirt or a clown outfit? Should the State really be able to tell us how we must or mustn’t...

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Britain is Booming?

A real world recession for the majority is applauded as a recovery, when all that is recovered are the profits for transnational corporations, and incomes of high earners, most of whom pay little or...

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The Sorry Tale Of Universal Credit

Any attempt at reforming social security based on the nonsensical myth that unemployed people are responsible for unemployment is bound to end in disaster. ...

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Fracking: The Battle for Balcombe

Balcombe has become the front line in the battle against not simply fracking – but our right to have a say in the big decisions that shape our world...

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We Are Not All Trayvon Martin

Why tackling what happened to Trayvon Martin requires more than shouting his name and pretending you are the same....

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Less Than Zero Hours?

As the number of workers on 'zero-hours' contracts is estimated at over a million, new fees for employment tribunal claims put justice out of reach for many...

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Woolwich and Terror

Did you notice how all terrorists used to be Irish? And suddenly, they are all Muslims? Well, they’re not. But if the media agenda is Irish Terror, or Muslim Terror, then it can start to look...

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And Now Brazil?

And Now Brazil? Gonzo Politics, Mass Protest and the Standing Man...

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Legal Aid Cuts – Justice Denied

A criminal defence solicitor speaks out against legal aid cuts...

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The Benefits Cap: Four Things We Have Learned

The Conservatives’ only hope is an improvement in economic growth, and as their actions have cut rather than encouraged consumer spending, this grows ever more unlikely....

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Relax. You Can Change

young people, middle-aged people and older people all believe that they have changed a lot in the past -- but that they will change relatively little in the future....

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Higher, Drunker, Faster: Female Students Binge-Drinking

The amount drunk per unit of time is higher among women. In other words, even though male students drink more often, females do so more intensively in shorter periods of time...

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A Case For Culture

The arts can engage everyone. Most of all, surely, we want those who may not otherwise be able to join in, to find the world of art available and open to them - whether for simple enjoyment or for...

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