Science

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Scientist who edited babies’ genes says he acted ‘too quickly’
Exclusive: He Jiankui stops short of apologising for procedure that shocked the world of science in 2018

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

04, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Hormone shots could be used as treatment for low sex drive
Kisspeptin found to bolster sexual responses by increasing brain activity linked to arousal and attraction

Ian Sample Science editor

03, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Let me mansplain: studies reveal impact of condescension
Exclusive: US research using actors and volunteers finds women have negative outcomes but men are less affected

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The green comet: how to see a once-in-50,000-years event in Australia’s night skies
The speeding C/2022 E3 (ZTF) and its icy tail will not be visible from most parts of Australia until 5 February – and won’t be visible again from Earth for a long, long time

Donna Lu

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Blobs of human brain planted in rats offer new treatment hope
Scientists suggest patient’s own cells could be grown in the lab and used to repair stroke or trauma injuries

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @9:57 AM

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De-extinction plan may go the way of the dodo | Letter
Letter: Dodo historian Anthony Cheke responds to scientists’ plans to bring the creature back to life, and wonders whether it is possible to create a safe habitat in which the birds could thrive

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Pioneering NHS trial targets brain tumours before surgery
Exclusive: Radiotherapy prior to operation could be key to reducing likelihood of tumours regrowing quickly, researchers say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

02, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Can we restore England’s lost wildlife? – podcast
This week the government published a major environmental improvement plan for England, including pledges on green spaces, wildlife habitat restoration and tackling sewage spills. Madeleine Finlay speaks to the Guardian’s environment editor, Fiona Harvey, about the state of nature in the UK, what this plan promises to do and whether it’s likely to deliver.

Presented by Madeleine Finlay with Fiona Harvey, produced by Helen Brown, sound designed by Solomon King, and executive produced by Ellie Bury

02, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Vikings brought their animals to England, research suggests
Experts find evidence at Derbyshire cremation site of horses and dogs originating from the Baltic Shield

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Informed consent for antidepressants | Letter
Letter: Dr John Read says people should be told of potential negative effects when these drugs are first offered to them

31, Jan, 2023 @6:26 PM

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‘Less clumpy’ universe may suggest existence of mysterious forces
Survey could mean there is a crucial component missing from so-called standard model of physics

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @6:22 PM

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‘Charmouth crocodile’ identified as new genus of croc-like creature
Remains of 2-metre-long animal discovered in 2017 by two fossil hunters

Steven Morris

31, Jan, 2023 @5:53 PM

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