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Decclan Chronicle
Mothers taking paracetemol could have asthmatic babies The association was similar whether paracetemol was used for influenza, fever
Mothers taking paracetemol could have asthmatic babies
Decclan Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
The association was similar whether paracetemol was used for influenza, fever, or pain. The research found a consistent link between children having asthma at age three and having been exposed... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
3 Surprising Ways You're Sabotaging Your CareerYou know that bad-mouthing your boss is a surefire way to put your job in jeopa
3 Surprising Ways You're Sabotaging Your Career
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 hours ago
You know that bad-mouthing your boss is a surefire way to put your job in jeopardy. Same goes for missing deadlines or blowing off a meeting with a key client. But fascinating new research has also pinpointed counterintuitive ways you could be... Read more
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express
SHOCK STUDY: Melting ice caps could enrich ocean life and even SLOW climate change THAWING glaciers could be releasing hundreds of thousands of tonnes of a key
SHOCK STUDY: Melting ice caps could enrich ocean life and even SLOW climate change
express / Posted 17 hours ago
THAWING glaciers could be releasing hundreds of thousands of tonnes of a key nutrient into the Arctic ocean, boosting marine life, according to new research by the... Read more
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express
Twisted website attracts 225,000 UK students to become ‘sugar babies’ for rich men HUNDREDS of thousands of students are signing up to a dating site to become ‘
Twisted website attracts 225,000 UK students to become ‘sugar babies’ for rich men
express / Posted 23 hours ago
HUNDREDS of thousands of students are signing up to a dating site to become ‘sugar babies’ and live a glamorous lifestyle paid for by wealthy businessmen. 225,000 UK... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Quarter of a million' students sign to sugar daddy dating website in past yearAlmost quarter of a million UK students are using a 'sugar daddy' dating app to
'Quarter of a million' students sign to sugar daddy dating website in past year
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Almost quarter of a million UK students are using a 'sugar daddy' dating app to hook up with wealthy older men. This is according to one dating site, which claims it's seen a 40 percent rise in young women joining. The app, Seeking Arrangement,... Read more
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The Washington Times
RICHARD BERMAN: Ending teacher tenure would get rid of incompetent teachersAnew study in the New England Journal of Medicine has a surprising conclusion.
RICHARD BERMAN: Ending teacher tenure would get rid of incompetent teachers
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Anew study in the New England Journal of Medicine has a surprising conclusion. It finds that over the past decade, 1 percent of physicians accounted for 32 percent of malpractice claims. In other words, health care providers could eliminate one-third... Read more
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heraldscotland
From race equality to particle physics, Royal Society of Edinburgh prizewinners announcedProf Stewart's is among a number of experts whose disciplines ranging from race
From race equality to particle physics, Royal Society of Edinburgh prizewinners announced
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Prof Stewart's is among a number of experts whose disciplines ranging from race equality to particle physics have been recognised by the society. Other winners include Dr Helen Bridle, Assistant Professor, Heriot-Watt University, who was awarded the... Read more
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Scotsman
Best licence fee excuses animated by Dundee students One excuse featured a man claiming he was the King of Scotland so exempt from
Best licence fee excuses animated by Dundee students
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
One excuse featured a man claiming he was the King of Scotland so exempt from paying Some of the oddest excuses for not having a TV Licence have been brought to life in animations from Dundee art... Read more
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EarthSky
Ice sheet releasing Mississippi River’s worth of phosphorusThe sediment-rich meltwater river originating from Leverett Glacier in southwes
Ice sheet releasing Mississippi River’s worth of phosphorus
EarthSky / Posted 2 days ago
The sediment-rich meltwater river originating from Leverett Glacier in southwest Greenland, pictured in June 2012. Photo credit: Jon Hawkings In addition to adding huge amounts of water to the oceans, Greenland’s melting ice sheet could also be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ocean acidification makes coralline algae less robustCoralline algae (with a scale bar of 1cm). New research from the University of
Ocean acidification makes coralline algae less robust
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Coralline algae (with a scale bar of 1cm). New research from the University of Bristol, UK has found that ocean acidification is affecting the formation of the skeleton of coralline algae which play an important part in marine biodiversity. Credit:... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Motorboats give sharks those good vibrationsThis is according to marine biology researcher Matt Dickson at the KwaZulu-Nata
Motorboats give sharks those good vibrations
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
This is according to marine biology researcher Matt Dickson at the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board, who said association of noise from boats and the promise of "chum" being thrown overboard caused sharks to gather. He was reacting to a recent study at... Read more
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CTV News
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly: studySome reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to get gobbled up by predators in t
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly: study
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
Some reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to get gobbled up by predators in the presence of a noisy motorboat, according to a study released Friday. The research, published in Nature Communications, adds to a growing body of evidence that noise... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Clevedon man’s ‘honour’ at new civic society role Clevedon Civic Society’s new chairman has said he is ‘honoured’ to have been
Clevedon man’s ‘honour’ at new civic society role
Weston Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Clevedon Civic Society’s new chairman has said he is ‘honoured’ to have been given the role. Dr James Foulds has been involved with a number of other organisations since moving to the town in 1977... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ancient ‘dead seas’ offer warning for futureFor billions of years, life on Earth remained relatively simple. Only single-ce
Ancient ‘dead seas’ offer warning for future
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
For billions of years, life on Earth remained relatively simple. Only single-celled organisms that could live with little or no oxygen were able to survive in the seas. Eventually, the rise of oxygen led to a proliferation of diverse, multicellular... Read more
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Science Daily
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage: The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearbyDr Stephen Simpson and his international research team found that noise from pa
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage: The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearby
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
Dr Stephen Simpson and his international research team found that noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish and reduces their ability to flee from predators. As a consequence they are captured more easily and... Read more
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The Manila Times
For many species, noise pollution can be deadlyFebruary 6, 2016 9:45 pm PARIS: Some reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 6, 2016 9:45 pm PARIS: Some reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to get gobbled up by predators in the presence of a noisy motorboat, according to a study released Friday (Saturday in... Read more
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iol.co.za
The man who makes virtual reality feel realLondon - As a student at the University of Bristol, Tom Carter became obsessed
The man who makes virtual reality feel real
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
London - As a student at the University of Bristol, Tom Carter became obsessed with a seemingly impossible notion: letting people feel and manipulate virtual objects. A professor turned him on to an esoteric concept - using ultrasound to simulate... Read more
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PhysOrg
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantageThe predatory dusky dottyback eyeing up a juvenile Ambon damselfish. Credit: Ch
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
The predatory dusky dottyback eyeing up a juvenile Ambon damselfish. Credit: Chris Mirbach The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearby, according to pioneering work led by a University of Exeter marine... Read more
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Weston Mercury
John Penrose blasts University of Bristol housing bidPoll Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has urged a developer to withdraw its a
John Penrose blasts University of Bristol housing bid
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Poll Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has urged a developer to withdraw its application to build 141 homes in a North Somerset village, saying the plans ‘torpedo the democratic will of local... Read more
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The Financial Express
New 83-million-year-old, rare dinosaur species identifiedResearchers have identified and named a 83-million-year-old species of a rare,
New 83-million-year-old, rare dinosaur species identified
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers have identified and named a 83-million-year-old species of a rare, primitive duck- billed dinosaur, after studying its fossils discovered in the eastern United States. This new discovery also shows that duck-billed dinosaurs originated... Read more
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Psych Central
Depressed Parent May Hinder Child’s School PerformanceNew research suggests that when parents are diagnosed with depression, it can h
Depressed Parent May Hinder Child’s School Performance
Psych Central / Posted 5 days ago
New research suggests that when parents are diagnosed with depression, it can have a significant negative impact on their children’s performance at school. Researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia, along with faculty from the Karolinska... Read more
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New Kerala
Greenland ice sheet releasing large concentrations of phosphorusLondon, Feb 4 : Glacial meltwater has been known to contain phosphorus, but as
Greenland ice sheet releasing large concentrations of phosphorus
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
London, Feb 4 : Glacial meltwater has been known to contain phosphorus, but as Greenland ice sheet melts, it could be releasing more of phosphorus -- a key nutrient that can enrich waters of the oceans, potentially stimulating the growth of marine... Read more
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PhysOrg
Loss of wild flowers across Britain matches pollinator declineNancy Davies, co-author, Naomi Dalton, PhD student and Mathilde Baude, lead aut
Loss of wild flowers across Britain matches pollinator decline
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Nancy Davies, co-author, Naomi Dalton, PhD student and Mathilde Baude, lead author, identifying a plant before doing a flower count. Credit: Professor Jane Memmott The first ever Britain-wide assessment of the value of wild flowers as food for... Read more
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New Kerala
Women appear more in images than men in online newsLondon, Feb 4 : When it comes to English online news, women appear more in imag
Women appear more in images than men in online news
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
London, Feb 4 : When it comes to English online news, women appear more in images than men while men are mentioned more in text than women, interesting research that analysed over two million articles to find out how gender is represented in online... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Driverless, automated & connected: How the Gov’t is planning a revival of the UK’s motor industryThe UK government has set its sights on boosting manufacturing in the country,
Driverless, automated & connected: How the Gov’t is planning a revival of the UK’s motor industry
Computer Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
The UK government has set its sights on boosting manufacturing in the country, with a mission to make Great Britain great again in the automotive space. In the first week of February 2016, eight projects related to smart connected cars were awarded... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Deodorant — America’s most complicated store itemIf you’re always applying deodorant, sorry, you’re doing it wrong. A 2006 stud
Deodorant — America’s most complicated store item
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
If you’re always applying deodorant, sorry, you’re doing it wrong. A 2006 study found that some people are born with a particular gene that could reveal whether their body produces odor when they sweat. The study, which examined whether people... Read more
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Science Daily
Greenland ice sheet releasing 'Mississippi River' worth of phosphorusPhosphorus is an essential nutrient that feeds plankton at the base of the ocea
Greenland ice sheet releasing 'Mississippi River' worth of phosphorus
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
Phosphorus is an essential nutrient that feeds plankton at the base of the ocean food web. Glacial meltwater has long been known to contain phosphorus, but now new research shows that as the Greenland ice sheet melts it could be releasing far more of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Greenland ice sheet releasing 'Mississippi River' worth of phosphorusThe sediment-rich meltwater river originating from Leverett Glacier in southwes
Greenland ice sheet releasing 'Mississippi River' worth of phosphorus
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
The sediment-rich meltwater river originating from Leverett Glacier in southwest Greenland, pictured in June 2012. Not only is Greenland's melting ice sheet adding huge amounts of water to the oceans, it could also be unleashing 400,000 metric tons... Read more
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PhysOrg
New frontiers in communication systemsData centres such as the ones used by Google and Facebook are the fundamental b
New frontiers in communication systems
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Data centres such as the ones used by Google and Facebook are the fundamental backbone for a range of services and applications including cloud and fog computing, big data, Internet of Things (IoT), social networking, weather forecasting, earthquake... Read more
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PhysOrg
Exploring the genomic basis of parasitismThe parasitic worm Strongyloides lives in the gut of its host. Credit: Professo
Exploring the genomic basis of parasitism
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
The parasitic worm Strongyloides lives in the gut of its host. Credit: Professor Mark Viney The genes that cause parasitism in a group of intestinal worms, responsible for one of most prevalent tropical diseases in the developing world, have been... Read more
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This is West Country
Bristol University professor visits Wellington School for lecturePupils and parents of the Wellington School community were treated to a lecture
Bristol University professor visits Wellington School for lecture
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
Pupils and parents of the Wellington School community were treated to a lecture with a difference from Professor Alan Champneys of Bristol University. Alan is Professor of Applied Non-linear Mathematics at the University of Bristol, where he has... Read more
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EETimes.de
Quantum computing near and disruptive, warns academic at Davos January 31, 2016 // Peter Clarke Within four years quantum computers will ha
Quantum computing near and disruptive, warns academic at Davos
EETimes.de / Posted 9 days ago
January 31, 2016 // Peter Clarke Within four years quantum computers will have the beating of conventional computers and that will produce a dramatic change in both the technology... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Scientists name dinosaur species unearthed in AlabamaMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � A new genus and species of dinosaur was named earlier t
Scientists name dinosaur species unearthed in Alabama
The Gadsden Times / Posted 10 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � A new genus and species of dinosaur was named earlier this month after skeletal remains were discovered in an Alabama creek. Remains of the world's newest known dinosaur, Eotrochodon orientalis, were discovered in a creekbank... Read more
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International Business Times
Browsing at the speed of light: Super-fast internet of the future is coming and it will be open source If you think fibre optic internet is fast, think again. Scientists around the w
Browsing at the speed of light: Super-fast internet of the future is coming and it will be open source
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
If you think fibre optic internet is fast, think again. Scientists around the world are currently developing a super-fast internet where data travels at the speed of light, and is completely open source – a complete 180 from the way things are run... Read more
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asianage
Soon internet traffic may travel at the speed of lightInternet traffic may soon travel at the speed of light The research introduces
Soon internet traffic may travel at the speed of light
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Internet traffic may soon travel at the speed of light The research introduces concepts of open source optical internet enabled by optical white box and software defined network technologies. London: For the first time, revolutionary internet... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Global heating and the dilemma of climate scientists In private conversations, many climate scientists express far greater concern
Global heating and the dilemma of climate scientists
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
In private conversations, many climate scientists express far greater concern at the progression of global warming and its consequences than they do in public, writes Dr Andrew Glikson. In an... Read more
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EarthSky
Origin of duck-billed dinosaurs revealedEotrachodon orientalis fossil – duck-billed dinosaur – on display in McWane Sci
Origin of duck-billed dinosaurs revealed
EarthSky / Posted 12 days ago
Eotrachodon orientalis fossil – duck-billed dinosaur – on display in McWane Science Center. Image via Jun Ebersole, McWane Science Center. Amateur fossil hunters exploring along a creek in Alabama stumbled across what Prof. Gregory Erickson of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stress from noise can be short-livedA European eel (Anguilla anguilla) Underwater noise can negatively impact anti-
Stress from noise can be short-lived
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A European eel (Anguilla anguilla) Underwater noise can negatively impact anti-predator behaviour in endangered eels and increase stress in both eels and European seabass, a new study published in Royal Society Open Science confirms. However, there... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Adding behavioral therapy to meds reduces depression long-term(Reuters Health) - When depression does not respond to antidepressant medicatio
Adding behavioral therapy to meds reduces depression long-term
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
(Reuters Health) - When depression does not respond to antidepressant medication, replacing it with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or adding CBT to treatment may be effective and last for several years, according to a trial in the U.K. Three to... Read more
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Science Daily
Rare dinosaur from Appalachia identifiedThis new discovery also shows that duck-billed dinosaurs originated in the east
Rare dinosaur from Appalachia identified
Science Daily / Posted 13 days ago
This new discovery also shows that duck-billed dinosaurs originated in the eastern United States, what was then broadly referred to as Appalachia, before dispersing to other parts of the world. The research team outlined its findings in the Journal... Read more
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Wilson County News
Living landscapes bring surprising health benefitsJanuary 27, 2016 | 21 views | Post a commentAs much of the country deals with
Living landscapes bring surprising health benefits
Wilson County News / Posted 13 days ago
January 27, 2016 | 21 views | Post a commentAs much of the country deals with winter weather from snowfalls to gray skies, it’s natural to long for spring when our yards, parks, and other natural spaces bloom. Did you know there’s a good reason you... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
More Teens Affected By Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Study Finds The average American teenager has a busy life. Most teens get up early for a
More Teens Affected By Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Study Finds
Doctors Health Press / Posted 14 days ago
The average American teenager has a busy life. Most teens get up early for a full day of classes at school. The teenage schedule is also often packed with studying, part-time work, and... Read more
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FOX News
Depression linked in mothers, teenage kidsTeenagers are more likely to be depressed if their mothers were depressed while
Depression linked in mothers, teenage kids
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
Teenagers are more likely to be depressed if their mothers were depressed while pregnant, according to a new study. Mothers' depression after giving birth was also tied to their children's mental health years later, but possibly for different... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What did Isambard Kingdom Brunel's teachers really think of him?A previously-unseen school report of legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel
What did Isambard Kingdom Brunel's teachers really think of him?
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
A previously-unseen school report of legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel reveals how his teachers had “brilliant expectations of his future”. But 15-year-old Brunel’s Latin was not up to scratch, with his teacher saying “he will deal with it... Read more
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express
Fears for army: Ministers told to 'come clean' on impact of £31BN Trident renewal THE Government is facing calls to come clean on what impact renewing the Trid
Fears for army: Ministers told to 'come clean' on impact of £31BN Trident renewal
express / Posted 14 days ago
THE Government is facing calls to come clean on what impact renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent would have on Britain's armed forces. Defence Secretary Michael... Read more
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express
Great expectations: Brilliant engineer Brunel's school report revealed for first time A previously-unseen school report of legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brun
Great expectations: Brilliant engineer Brunel's school report revealed for first time
express / Posted 14 days ago
A previously-unseen school report of legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel reveals how his teachers had "brilliant expectations of his future". Brunel... Read more
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Psych Central
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Hit Kids & TeensIn the largest study to date of children and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), U.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Hit Kids & Teens
Psych Central / Posted 14 days ago
In the largest study to date of children and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), U.K. researchers discovered CSF is not an uncommon diagnosis for children and teens. CFS is a debilitating disorder characterized by profound fatigue and cognitive... Read more
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New Kerala
Researchers find, name rare dinosaur from AppalachiaNew York, Jan 26 : A team of researchers has identified and named 83 million-ye
Researchers find, name rare dinosaur from Appalachia
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
New York, Jan 26 : A team of researchers has identified and named 83 million-year-old dinosaur species that originated in the eastern United States -- broadly referred to as Appalachia -- after analysing the skeletal remains of it. The researchers... Read more
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Medical News Today
'More teens affected by CFS than previously recognized'Around 1 in 50 children aged 16 years have chronic fatigue syndrome lasting at
'More teens affected by CFS than previously recognized'
Medical News Today / Posted 15 days ago
Around 1 in 50 children aged 16 years have chronic fatigue syndrome lasting at least 6 months. This is the conclusion of what is deemed the largest study to date of the disorder in children. Researchers estimated that almost 2% of 16-year-olds have... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Chronic fatigue syndrome affects almost 2% of 16-year-oldsIn what is believed to be the biggest study of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) -
Chronic fatigue syndrome affects almost 2% of 16-year-olds
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
In what is believed to be the biggest study of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) -- also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) -- in children to date, researchers at the University of Bristol (UK), have found that almost 2 per cent of 16-year-olds... Read more
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