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Daily News
The thinner, the winner!Why men find thinner women attractive: Scientists say ‘evolutionary fitness’ ma
The thinner, the winner!
Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
Why men find thinner women attractive: Scientists say ‘evolutionary fitness’ makes slimmer females more appealing * This is because men associate slim bodies with health, youth and fertility * Model of the optimum fatness fell to a BMI somewhere... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Fireworks guaranteed at Thurso talkTHURSO High School will be filled with flashes and bangs as two scientists come
Fireworks guaranteed at Thurso talk
John O'Groat Journal / Posted yesterday
THURSO High School will be filled with flashes and bangs as two scientists come to town to show the exciting side of chemistry. Everyone is invited to attend the free lecture presented by Dr Lee Reilly from the University of Aberdeen and Dr Peter... Read more
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express
Study proves men can't help fancying thinner women - because their survival is 'at stake'Both Taylor Swift and Angelina Jolie were singled out for their stunning figure
Study proves men can't help fancying thinner women - because their survival is 'at stake'
express / Posted 2 days ago
Both Taylor Swift and Angelina Jolie were singled out for their stunning figures and 'ideal' BMI An extensive new study has revealed that men might only find thinner women attractive because of how their genes are wired. Scientists claim that... Read more
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metro
A study has revealed why men fancy thinner women (and it’s as grim as you’d imagine) Hurrah, a new depressing study to make women even more concerned with the num
A study has revealed why men fancy thinner women (and it’s as grim as you’d imagine)
metro / Posted 2 days ago
Hurrah, a new depressing study to make women even more concerned with the number they see as they step on the scales. Rejoice. Data collected from scientists at... Read more
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New Kerala
Why men hunt for slim women as life partners Why do slim and curvy women attract most men the most? Learn it from a novel
Why men hunt for slim women as life partners
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Why do slim and curvy women attract most men the most? Learn it from a novel "evolutionary fitness" model that predicts why modern males scout for physically attractive and slim female partners. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists reveal why men find thinner women attractiveWhy men find thinner women attractive: Scientists say 'evolutionary fitness' ma
Scientists reveal why men find thinner women attractive
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Why men find thinner women attractive: Scientists say 'evolutionary fitness' makes slimmer females more appealing This is because men associate slim bodies with health, youth and fertility Model of the optimum fatness fell to a BMI somewhere... Read more
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The Atlantic
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading AcademicsWhen Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
When Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance minister in January, he embarked on an extraordinary seven months of negotiations with the country’s creditors and its European partners. Related Story On July 6, Greek... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The world's most spectacular librariesPhoto: James Willis,...
The world's most spectacular libraries
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
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PhysOrg
'Evolutionary fitness' key in determining why some females more physically attractive than othersParticipants were shown images of women with different levels of body fatness a
'Evolutionary fitness' key in determining why some females more physically attractive than others
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Participants were shown images of women with different levels of body fatness and asked to order them by attractiveness Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have been working as part of an international collaboration co-ordinated by the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Quinhagak Residents Hopeful Hair Samples Will Unlock More Mysteries About Ancestors The Nunalleq archeological dig near Quinhagak in August, 2014. (Photo by Char
Quinhagak Residents Hopeful Hair Samples Will Unlock More Mysteries About Ancestors
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
The Nunalleq archeological dig near Quinhagak in August, 2014. (Photo by Charles Enoch, KYUK – Bethel) An archaeological dig near Quinhagak, in Southwest Alaska,... Read more
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Alaska Public
Archaeologists uncover new Yup’ik artifacts near Quinhagak At a site near the Southwest Alaska village of Quinhagak archeologists are ra
Archaeologists uncover new Yup’ik artifacts near Quinhagak
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
At a site near the Southwest Alaska village of Quinhagak archeologists are racing against time to uncover Yup’ik artifacts before the effects of climate change cause them to erode into the... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Get creative with a packed programme of arts activities for adults in AberdeenCouncil news > Press Releases > 21/08/15 A packed programme of exciting, ed
Get creative with a packed programme of arts activities for adults in Aberdeen
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 9 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 21/08/15 A packed programme of exciting, educational and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Dig may unlock secrets of ancient Pictish carvingNow a team of archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen are leading a dig
Dig may unlock secrets of ancient Pictish carving
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
Now a team of archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen are leading a dig which they hope will yield answers to the mystery of Aberdeenshire’s ‘oldest man’. Believed to date from the fifth or sixth century, the Rhynie Man carries an axe upon... Read more
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International Business Times
Who is Kezia Dugdale, the new Scottish Labour leader? The latest key figure in UK politics has called for the abolition of the House
Who is Kezia Dugdale, the new Scottish Labour leader?
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
The latest key figure in UK politics has called for the abolition of the House of Lords and its replacement with an elected second chamber based in Glasgow. Kezia Dugdale was born on 28 August 1981 and is one of the Scottish Labour Party's 38... Read more
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Independent
Exam results 2015: The 10 UK universities with the highest rate of graduate employmentIt can be hard to find some peace but, among the chaos, ensure you have time to
Exam results 2015: The 10 UK universities with the highest rate of graduate employment
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
It can be hard to find some peace but, among the chaos, ensure you have time to recollect your thoughts. Make a list of the criteria that matters most to you. Was it the location, course, accommodation, or employability rate that attracted you to a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research team takes step forward in understanding cancer-fighting compoundsNew compound could hold the key to our understanding of a group of naturally-oc
Research team takes step forward in understanding cancer-fighting compounds
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
New compound could hold the key to our understanding of a group of naturally-occurring chemicals known to have cancer-fighting properties An international research team led by the University of Aberdeen, Wuhan University, China and University of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Expert who advised SNP government slams move to ban GM cropsBut Professor Glover, currently on a sabbatical in Germany from her role as Vic
Expert who advised SNP government slams move to ban GM crops
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
But Professor Glover, currently on a sabbatical in Germany from her role as Vice-Principal External Affairs and Dean for Europe at the University of Aberdeen, said it was "not possible to equate 'clean and green' with anti-GM." She added:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Want a house free of bugs? Here's how doctors protect their familiesWant a house free of bugs? Ban pets - and dry dishes with paper towels. Oh, and
Want a house free of bugs? Here's how doctors protect their families
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Want a house free of bugs? Ban pets - and dry dishes with paper towels. Oh, and NEVER do the washing-up by hand! How doctors protect their families from infection Everything we touch and the air we breathe contains bacteria Many are harmless, but... Read more
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Scotsman
North Sea oil industry struggling on slippery slope Immediate prospects for new exploration in the North Sea are depressing, with
North Sea oil industry struggling on slippery slope
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
Immediate prospects for new exploration in the North Sea are depressing, with as few as eight wells expected to be drilled this year as the downward trend from 2009 continues. Picture: Getty Oil... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cash to fund dementia researchIt is caused by diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, which damage nerve cells and lea
Cash to fund dementia research
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
It is caused by diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, which damage nerve cells and lead to a breakdown in vital communication in the brain. Current treatments only go as far as boosting nerve cell communication and alleviating some symptoms, and their are... Read more
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heraldscotland
Barnett surveys a brighter future for the property industryYet there is still some ground to cover before confidence is fully restored, ac
Barnett surveys a brighter future for the property industry
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
Yet there is still some ground to cover before confidence is fully restored, according to Shepherd’s managing partner. Mr Barnett believes the recovery has still to reach all parts of the commercial property market. “There is no denying it has... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Carey shrine welcomes new rector"I was raised in the Cathedral Parish and went through Cathedral Grade School,
Carey shrine welcomes new rector
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
"I was raised in the Cathedral Parish and went through Cathedral Grade School, and that was very formative in my life. I had the wonderful Ursuline sisters (as teachers) and then I went to Central Catholic and ran into Tiffin Franciscans, at that... Read more
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Daily Mail
First humans out of Africa were small and scrappy, new study suggestsThe first humans out of Africa were small and scrawny: Controversial study clai
First humans out of Africa were small and scrappy, new study suggests
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
The first humans out of Africa were small and scrawny: Controversial study claims ape-like Homo habilis may have been first to migrate to Asia and Europe New analysis of early human fossils has challenged conventional theories Most experts believe... Read more

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