Research

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UK research institute apologises for rejecting Russian scientist
Beatson Institute will offer role to applicant who was initially told offer was withdrawn over her nationality

Ben Quinn

11, Aug, 2022 @2:11 PM

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Crow brainpower study saved from Brexit cuts after appeal raises £500,000
Scientists had EU funding withdrawn but public chip in to help following Observer report

Robin McKie

07, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Contemplation can help problem-solving and boost creativity, study claims
People prefer to keep busy rather than to enjoy a moment of reflection, researchers find

Kate Connolly in Berlin

05, Aug, 2022 @9:25 AM

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Climate breakdown made UK heatwave 10 times more likely, study finds
Recent extreme temperatures were higher than those simulated by climate models, analysis reveals

Helena Horton

28, Jul, 2022 @10:09 PM

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PhD students told to consider selling Avon products to make ends meet
‘Appalling’ advice on coping with the cost of living crisis from prestigious agency provokes anger among researchers

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Jul, 2022 @7:01 PM

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Alcohol is never good for people under 40, global study finds
Largest project of its kind concludes young people should not drink at all but small amount may benefit older adults

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Jul, 2022 @10:30 PM

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EU scraps 115 grants for UK scientists and academics amid Brexit row
Move follows dispute over Northern Ireland protocol, as one academic says UK is going down a ‘dark path’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

05, Jul, 2022 @3:14 PM

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A nose for history: academics recreate lost smells from the past
Researchers from the UK and EU are recreating odours as part of the Odeuropa project, using algorithms and drawing on visual and written evidence

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Jul, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Warnings on air pollution need to be directed towards polluters – study
Focus of information places health responsibility on those who bear consequences of breathing poor air

Gary Fuller

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Study suggests existence of up to 2.1m ancient and veteran trees in England
Researchers find there could be many more ancient trees than previously recorded, amid calls for better protections

Helena Horton and Patrick Barkham

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mystery of Black Death’s origins solved, say researchers
International team link spike in deaths at cemeteries in Kyrgyzstan in 1300s to start of plague pandemic

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Brexit row could prompt exodus of senior scientists from UK
At least 16 recipients of prestigious ERC grants making plans to reject UK offer and move their labs abroad

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

10, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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