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2011-12-07 11:38:08

Injuries in the UK are having a much greater impact on peoples' lives than previously estimated, a study has found.

2011-12-01 01:14:16

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a way to control how tiny flat molecules fit together in a seemingly random pattern.

Tiny Worms Could Hold Key To Living In Space
2011-11-30 09:14:58

Microscopic worms similar in biological makeup to human beings have returned from a successful space mission, proving for the first time that worms can survive in space.

2011-11-28 16:56:49

The mast from a classic racing yacht and samples from a Forestry Commission breeding trial have played a key role in the search for sustainable biofuels.

What Are The Health Risks Of Childhood Obesity?
2011-11-17 03:53:38

It is widely suspected that the current wave of obesity among children will result in greater rates of cardiovascular disease and diabetes over the next few decades.

2011-10-24 12:08:59

As countries such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam and parts of the United States and United Kingdom have fallen victim to catastrophic flooding in recent years, tolerance of crops to partial or complete submergence is a key target for global food security.

2011-10-24 10:13:54

This week thousands of families lost their homes and crops as flood waters swept across Central America.

Acne Products Lack Proper Research
2011-08-30 12:48:41

A new study has found that common acne products lack proper research in documenting their effectiveness.

2011-08-17 13:30:11

A new risk prediction tool can identify patients at high risk of serious blood clots who might need preventative treatment, according to a study published on bmj.com.

2011-08-17 13:18:00

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but how do our brains decide when and who we should copy?


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.