Science

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Recovery of mice raises hopes drug could help people with spinal injuries
Condition of rodents with spinal cord damage improved after they had lung disease drug, say researchers

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

20, May, 2022 @9:23 AM

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Attenborough series sinks teeth into fruits of ‘dinosaur revolution’
Makers of Prehistoric Planet say it was perfect time to make show as new species are found at rate of one a week

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

20, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Plantwatch: the plants that kill their insect pollinators
Jack-in-the-pulpit plants lure in gnats, cover them in pollen and trap them. As they struggle to escape they pollenate female flowers

Paul Simons

18, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Contact lens that can release drug could be used to treat glaucoma
Invention can deliver medication after detecting pressure in the eye from fluid buildup, scientists say

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

17, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Did you solve it? The funniest jokes in maths
The answers to today’s rib-tickling riddles

Alex Bellos

16, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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New US lab to create versions of atoms never recorded on Earth
By studying isotopes scientists hope to gain insight into how elements within exploding stars came to be

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

16, May, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Can you solve it? The funniest jokes in maths
An Irish professor walks into a bar

Alex Bellos

16, May, 2022 @6:13 AM

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Starwatch: see blood-red Antares pair with the silvery moon
Giant star in Scorpius belongs to class of poorly understood stars which vary in brightness

Stuart Clark

16, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Blood moon: how to catch sight of dramatic eclipse in UK
Earth’s shadow will turn moon brick red just before dawn on Monday, while US will be treated to evening eclipse

Emily Dugan

15, May, 2022 @1:37 PM

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Why do people, like, say, ‘like’ so much?
Saying the word ‘like’ has long been seen as a sign of laziness and stupidity. But its use is actually richly nuanced, goes back to Shakespearean times, and is an indicator of, like, intelligence

Sam Wolfson

15, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘We cannot live without love’: when Dr Love met Dr Loneliness
Stephanie and John Cacioppo were two neuroscientists specialising in love and loneliness. When they married, they put theory into practice. But when John died suddenly, would her science save her?

Tim Lewis

15, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Phage therapy’ successes boost fight against drug-resistant infections
Two US patients recover from intractable infections, giving hope for treatments beyond antibiotics

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

13, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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