Research publishing

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Splitting the atomic scientists: how the Ukraine war ruined physics
At Cern and elsewhere, a reluctance to give Russian researchers authorship credit on new papers has led to stalemate

Eleni Petrakou

15, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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UK vulnerable to major animal disease outbreaks, report finds
Inadequate management and under investment in main Animal and Plant Health Agency facility has left country at risk, MPs warn

Ian Sample Science editor

16, Nov, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Jeremy Gibson obituary
Other lives: Genealogist and publisher, pioneer of a new type of local historical society and author of guides for family historians

Barrie Trinder

13, Nov, 2022 @5:45 PM

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31,000-year-old skeleton missing lower left leg is earliest known evidence of surgery, experts say
Finding by Australian and Indonesian archaeologists in remote Borneo cave rewrites understanding of human history

Rafqa Touma

07, Sep, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Four minutes of small talk can reveal key personality traits, study says
Exchanging pleasantries can leave lasting impression and affect future social interactions, research suggests

Sascha Pare

31, Aug, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Street lighting increases theft from cars, rather than deterring opportunists
Night-time thefts from vehicles almost halved where lights were turned off between midnight and 5am

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

29, Mar, 2022 @10:30 PM

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‘A moral issue to correct’: the long tail of Elena Ceaușescu’s fraudulent scientific work
Nicolae Ceaușescu’s Romanian communist regime hailed his wife as an eminent chemistry researcher, though she had no genuine qualifications. But her name lives on in academic journals, and British institutions have yet to retract honours bestowed on her

Melissa Davey

22, Dec, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Misinformation fuelled by ‘tsunami’ of poor research, says science prize winner
Dutch microbiologist Elisabeth Bik, winner of prestigious John Maddox prize, says trust in science is being undermined

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Transport noise linked to increased risk of dementia, study finds
Large survey involving two million adults found links between road and rail traffic and Alzheimer’s in particular

Andrew Gregory Health editor

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Insanity the common verdict on suicides in 18th century England
Official records contrast with witness evidence of loneliness and physical decline among older people in Georgian society

Harriet Sherwood

10, Aug, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Science journal editor says he quit over China boycott article
David Curtis says publisher of Annals of Human Genetics blocked call for protest at treatment of Uyghurs

Matthew Weaver

30, Jun, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Can we trust Chinese Covid-19 science?
The west has been wary of China’s rise as a scientific superpower, but the pandemic has made it impossible to ignore

Laura Spinney

11, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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