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  1. News - China - SCIENCE

    Genetically modified food is safe to eat, says China's agriculture minister

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:29am by MANDY ZUO

    ... chicken is safe," he said, adding that poultry farms had not been infected with the H7N9 virus. Mainland health authorities have reported more than 120 human cases this year. According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1442188/genetically-modified-food-safe-eat-says-chinas-agriculture-minister
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stressed city traders less willing to take risks, study finds

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:44pm by NYT

    ... tests. Researchers also collected reports of depression symptoms and tracked diagnoses of mental health disorders. The boys who had high cortisol levels and mild depression symptoms were up to 14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430565/stressed-city-traders-less-willing-take-risks-study-finds
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    People who do most housework are largest, study says

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:09am by The Guardian

    ... now. Research has claimed to debunk official health advice that said household chores help keep you active by proving that people who do the most housework are also the most overweight. The findings challenge Public Health England and the World Health Organisation's endorsement of household chores as contributing towards a recommended target of 150 minutes of physical activity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1336107/people-who-do-most-housework-are-largest-study-says
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    German scientists discover 'dangerous' fifth kind of boredom

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... or use drugs. Bored children are more likely to drop out of school. Studies have also linked boredom with stress and other health problems. "Given the high frequency of boredom in various ... detrimental with respect to psychological health." The researchers want like to extend their studies to younger students and working adults. But Goetz doesn't expect any more boring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361270/german-scientists-discover-dangerous-fifth-kind-boredom
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    European men grew 11cm taller over the past century, says study

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... improvements in health across the region, according to new research published yesterday. Contrary to expectations, the study also found that average height accelerated in the period spanning the two ... deciding to have fewer children in this period, the researchers said. "Increases in human stature are a key indicator of improvements in the average health of populations," said Timothy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1301964/european-men-grew-11cm-taller-over-past-century-says-study
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Study reveals secrets of Albert Einstein's brawny brain

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... his final years, and at the US National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington, many have been lost or stolen. Without a full picture of Einstein's brain, the basis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1330433/study-reveals-secrets-albert-einsteins-brawny-brain
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Study finds people in tropics die younger

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... James Cook University. Overall mortality in the region was affected by disease, conflict, poverty and food insecurity, the study said. Investment in social services, such as health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086353/study-finds-people-tropics-die-younger
  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Shanghai researchers identify bacteria linked to obesity

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of bacteria in obesity is inspired by traditional Chinese beliefs that the gut is the "foundation for human health", Science reported. Obesity worldwide has more than doubled since 1980, says the World Health Organisation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1108541/shanghai-researchers-identify-bacteria-linked-obesity
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    France orders probe after study claims GM corn caused cancer in rats

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 10:16pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Controversial findings spark investigation that could lead to EU intervention The French government asked the country’s health watchdog to carry out a probe on Wednesday after a study claimed genetically modified corn caused cancer in rats. In a joint statement, Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll, Ecology Minister Delphine Batho and Health and Social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1040953/france-orders-probe-after-study-claims-gm-corn-caused-cancer-rats
  10. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: The Human Face of Big Data, by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... the hidden pattern, the unexpected correlation" that's leading to advances in almost every field, from match-making to child-rearing, farming to asteroid-hunting, health care to disaster ... and organisations amassing and mining data to expand knowledge, make better decisions, improve health and safety, and myriad other benefits. Examples: Professor Deb Roy's recording of every moment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1156178/book-review-human-face-big-data-rick-smolan-and-jennifer-erwitt

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