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2006-05-04 10:20:43

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists urged industry on Thursday to disclose how it conducts safety tests for products containing nanoparticles.

2006-03-28 14:07:32

LONDON (Reuters) - A last-minute deal reached on Tuesday ensures a manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, will be housed at the Royal Society rather than falling into private hands.

2006-03-27 09:05:49

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - A manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, goes on sale on Tuesday with a price tag in excess of one million pounds.

2005-06-30 13:21:52

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of marine species are at riskfrom global warming because of acidification of the world'soceans, scientists said Thursday.Britain's Royal Society said in a report that the seas werecurrently absorbing one ton of carbon dioxide -- the primegreenhouse gas -- per person per year and were simply runningout of capacity to absorb it.

2005-06-07 18:27:06

Genetic influences on variation in female orgasmic function: a twin study.

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Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society
2012-05-01 10:12:50

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society of London. Established in 1665, it is the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science. It has remained in continuous publication since its inception, making it the world’s longest-running scientific journal. The use of the word “philosophical” in the title derives from the phrase “natural philosophy,” which was the equivalent of what is now generically called...

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.