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A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century review – self-help laced with pseudoscience
Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein attempt to show how human nature is at odds with modern society, but their science, and style, grates

Stuart Ritchie

24, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Lack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’
Labour and medical experts question reliance on vaccination status and tests for arrivals from Europe, the US and elsewhere

Aubrey Allegretti, Ian Sample and Hilary Osborne

28, Jul, 2021 @7:54 PM

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AstraZeneca jab worry may play into hands of anti-vaxxers, says senior Tory
Iain Duncan Smith, former leader, and another MP, warn of eroded confidence in vaccine plan

Denis Campbell and Aubrey Allegretti

07, Apr, 2021 @7:14 PM

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Scents of history: study hopes to recreate smells of old Europe
Researchers plan library of scents from plague repellents to early tobacco

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

17, Nov, 2020 @7:27 AM

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Warning of tens of thousands of deaths in England from Covid-19 second wave
Tiered lockdown system not adequate for preventing high rate of virus infections daily, epidemiologist tells MPs

Ian Sample Science editor

21, Oct, 2020 @3:48 PM

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Asphalt roads make city air pollution worse in summer, study finds
Scientists find 300% increase in harmful particulates emitted during hot weather

Rhi Storer

02, Sep, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Home Office urged to correct false slavery information in citizenship test
Exclusive: Historians demand ‘fundamentally misleading’ details on British empire and slavery are corrected

Haroon Siddique

22, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Archaeologists discover 'amazing' details of Roman city
Ground-penetrating radar used to map undiscovered buildings at Falerii Novi

Esther Addley

08, Jun, 2020 @11:01 PM

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UK researchers hope dogs can be trained to detect coronavirus
£500,000 government funding for project that ‘could revolutionise’ screening

Frances Perraudin

15, May, 2020 @11:01 PM

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'I felt guilty': volunteer on signing up for Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial
Student participant praises ‘calm professionalism’ of academics and NHS healthcare workers

Ben Quinn

14, May, 2020 @1:28 PM

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Coronavirus crisis could increase users' drug habits – report
Addiction expert says lockdown will be ‘tipping crisis’ for some recreational users

David Batty

03, May, 2020 @9:00 PM

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‘Xenophobia in the system’: university staff launch fightback against hostile environment
With overseas academics being deported or denied permission to work, some colleagues are saying enough is enough

Anna Fazackerley

26, Nov, 2019 @7:15 AM

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