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  1. Lifestyle - Books - PSYCHIATRY

    Book review: The Heretics, by Will Storr

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and arch-sceptic James Randi) and then an epilogue, none of which builds on Storr's moment of clarity in the gas chamber- the real climax of this uneven but thought-provoking book. Guardian News & ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 16, 2013

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... consider a racehorse or greyhound goes at [64.4km/h], that's quite impressive," Wilson said. Guardian ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 26, 2013

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... researchers came during the manufacturing process, not in sourcing the materials or in their actual use. The Guardian   Swiss say breakthrough on ageing is step closer Swiss researchers say ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - ECOLOGY

    Mekong area as lost third of its forest cover since 1970s, WWF finds

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Mekong region has lost third of its forest cover Five Southeast Asian countries have lost nearly one-third of their forests in the last 35 years and could be left with less than a fifth of their original cover by 2030- with devastating effects on wildlife and humans, a new report suggests. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam have lost nearly 40 million ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Year in space to test effects on astronauts' mind and body

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in London Long tour of duty will test the mind and body Two veteran spacefarers have been chosen to spend a year aboard the International Space Station- many times longer than the usual tour of duty- as part of research into the physiological effects of long stays in space. The work will feed into American and Russian plans to send people to Mars, which would require ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Health and economic fallout from climate change is already here, study says

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... of climate change take hold. "Climate change and weather extremes are not about a distant future," she wrote in a commentary for the Guardian last week. "Formerly one-off extreme ... is not a distant threat but a present danger. Its economic impact is already with us." Guardian ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    New particle is simplest version of Higgs boson

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Higgs particle a 'boring' boson, say scientists Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider have found no evidence that the new particle discovered earlier this year is anything but the simplest- and most boring- variety of Higgs boson. Staff at Cern, the particle physics lab near Geneva, celebrated in July after they found what looked like ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The trouble with 'miracle' synthetics is that, so far, there hasn't been one

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Ultra-thin carbon sheets have been sold as the next big thing, but we've been there before Will graphene prove to be the elusive 'miracle' material? Until ... that means displacing older, established materials. They are instead finding their own limited niche. Graphene will do the same. But miracle materials? They don't exist. The Guardian   Philip ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - PSYCHOLOGY

    Placebo effect has subliminal triggers, new study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Subconscious cues in the environment can make patients heal faster, a study shows Placebo effect has subliminal triggers Subliminal information can trigger the placebo effect and its opposite, the nocebo effect, researchers say. The finding suggests that patients with certain ailments may feel better or worse depending on subtle cues their brains pick up from ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists rebuild genome of girl from 50,000 years ago

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Scientists reconstitute Denisovan's entire genetic make-up using finger bone with high accuracy Genome of 500-century-old girl is rebuilt Scientists have rebuilt the entire genetic make-up of a girl who lived and died in a Siberian cave more than 50,000 years ago. The young woman belonged to a long extinct group of humans called Denisovans, their existence ...




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