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World expert in scientific misconduct faces legal action for challenging integrity of hydroxychloroquine study
Australian and international scientists publish open letter defending Dr Elisabeth Bik and calling for science whistleblowers to be protected

Melissa Davey

22, May, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Research findings that are probably wrong cited far more than robust ones, study finds
Academics suspect papers with grabby conclusions are waved through more easily by reviewers

Ian Sample Science editor

21, May, 2021 @6:00 PM

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EMDR: what is the trauma therapy used by Prince Harry?
Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing aims to reduce distress that some memories bring on

Ian Sample Science editor

21, May, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Stonehenge research at risk if Sheffield archaeology unit closes, say experts
University of Sheffield’s archaeology team argue vital work will be lost if threatened closure goes ahead

Steven Morris

21, May, 2021 @12:26 PM

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Divisive 2016 US election linked to higher risk of heart trouble
Studies find election may have increased abnormal heart rhythms and worsened high blood pressure

Natalie Grover Science correspondent

20, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Naturalist Jane Goodall wins 2021 Templeton prize for life’s work
Prize recognises primatologist’s contribution to work on animal intelligence and humanity

Harriet Sherwood

20, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Don Henson obituary
Other Lives: University of York archaeologist who campaigned for prehistory to be part of the national curriculum

John Schofield

20, May, 2021 @10:26 AM

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Europe and Russia plan to put spacecraft on surface of Mars
Joint mission next year will try to replicate China’s recent success of landing robotic craft on planet

Stuart Clark

20, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Covid ‘booster’ trial will give third vaccine dose to UK volunteers
Scientists to test seven vaccines for possible protection against new variants in effort to avert winter surge in infections

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

19, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Acid test: scientists show how LSD opens doors of perception
Study analysing brain scans of people finds psychedelic drug lowers barriers that constrain thoughts

Ian Sample Science editor

19, May, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Plantwatch: the ingenious fly trap hiding in Britain’s hedgerows
The cuckoopint, or Arum maculatum, gives off a pungent scent to attract and trap small pollinators before releasing them

Paul Simons

19, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Stolen Roman frescoes returned to Pompeii after investigation
Six fragments returned to archaeological park, some after being illegally trafficked in 1970s

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

18, May, 2021 @6:50 PM

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