Science

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Modern myths about cancer – from ‘chemicals’ in food to wifi
The idea that lifestyle changes have made the disease more common is a gross exaggeration – but increasingly prevalent. We separate fact from fiction

Naomi Elster

20, Aug, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Evidence in the bones reveals rickets in Roman times
Research finds vitamin D deficiency was a widespread phenomenon 2,000 years ago

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

19, Aug, 2018 @11:01 PM

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Starwatch: Sagittarius plays host to Saturn and the moon
Find both Saturn and the moon above the “teapot”, the most familiar asterism in the the constellation of the Archer

Stuart Clark

19, Aug, 2018 @8:30 PM

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EuroScience Open Forum: sharing science, and a bit of career advice
A physics PhD’s experience of a week at the largest science meeting in Europe.

Emma Winkels

18, Aug, 2018 @8:15 AM

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Here comes the sun: Science Museum show to celebrate our star
Exhibition on how the sun has influenced humans to include a Carter White House solar panel

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

18, Aug, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Who are you? Royal Institution Christmas lectures will unpick human evolution
Former Time Team presenter and anthropologist Alice Roberts says we ‘overegg the uniqueness of humans compared with other animals’

Nicola Davis

17, Aug, 2018 @4:00 PM

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‘Teens get a bad rap’: the neuroscientist championing moody adolescents
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s studies of the adolescent brain have won her awards. So when she says GCSEs are damaging to teens’ health, perhaps we should listen

Decca Aitkenhead

17, Aug, 2018 @2:07 PM

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Top cancer scientist loses £3.5m of funding after bullying claims
Nazneen Rahman resigned from post before disciplinary action could be taken

Hannah Devlin and Sarah Marsh

17, Aug, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Scientists sequence wheat genome in breakthrough once thought 'impossible'
Genome able to be used to produce hardier wheat varieties as greater food security needed

Melissa Davey

16, Aug, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Lost Worlds wrapping up: cephalopods, mammophants and boob-shaped rocks
With the Science Blog Network closing, Mark Carnall reflects on his contributions to the Guardian’s Lost Worlds Revisited

Mark Carnall

16, Aug, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Hottest of 'ultra-hot' planets is so hot its air contains vaporised metal
Kelt-9b is so hot (4,000C) that iron and titanium vapours have been found in its atmosphere, say astronomers

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Aug, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Dig under way to reveal ruins of medieval castle in Sheffield
Excavation will give Yorkshire city a whole new identity, say local campaigners

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

15, Aug, 2018 @4:11 PM

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