Research

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Brexit causes collapse in European research funding for Oxbridge
Oxford and Cambridge universities, once given more than £130m a year in total by European research programmes, are now getting £1m annually between them

Anna Fazackerley

04, Feb, 2023 @12:43 PM

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Six lifestyle choices to slow memory decline named in 10-year study
Over-60s who combined more healthy lifestyle choices enjoyed most benefit, found Beijing researchers

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2023 @11:30 PM

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Ignore the ‘superpower’ boasts – UK pharma looks superchallenged
NHS crisis, withdrawal of tax credits and exit from EU blamed for fall in UK share of R&D market

Nils Pratley

25, Jan, 2023 @5:16 PM

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Humans able to understand other apes better than thought, research suggests
Study from St Andrew’s University gauges ability of people to interpret bonobo and chimpanzee gestures

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Half of glaciers will be gone by 2100 even under Paris 1.5C accord, study finds
If global heating continues at current rate of 2.7C, losses will be greater with 68% of glaciers disappearing

Phoebe Weston

05, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Snakes have clitorises: scientists overcome ‘a massive taboo around female genitalia’
Scientists say previous research mistook the organs on female snakes as scent glands or under-developed versions of penises

Donna Lu

14, Dec, 2022 @2:26 AM

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Donald Perkins obituary
Physicist who played a key role from the birth of particle physics in the 1940s to the discovery of the Higgs boson

Frank Close

22, Nov, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Global heating to drive stronger La Niña and El Niño events by 2030, researchers say
New modelling suggests climate change-driven variability will be detectable decades earlier than previously expected

Donna Lu

16, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Water fluoridation not enough to shrink dental health inequalities, study finds
Approach brings smaller benefits to children’s teeth than previously suggested

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

14, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Spray-on ‘metallic’ plastic could be used for wearable electronics
Metallopolymer conducts electricity and can be painted, sprayed or moulded into any shape

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

26, Oct, 2022 @5:22 PM

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UK joins international effort to uncover first moments of the universe
US-led project examines fraction of a second after big bang and ‘how all the structures in the night sky started’

Ian Sample Science editor

16, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘Things will only get worse’: fears top scientists may shun UK over Brexit
British-based Nobel prize winner says hopes for securing an alliance with the crucial Horizon Europe collaboration are fading fast

Anna Fazackerley

08, Oct, 2022 @1:32 PM

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