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THOMAS HIGHAMAnalyzing ancient remains across Europe, a team led by investigators at the University of Oxford has pinpointed the timing the Neanderthals’ extinction to between 39,000 and 41,000 years...
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2014/08/22 11:31
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Neanderthals and modern humans were both living in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years, according to a new paper published in the journal, Nature. A research team, led by Professor Thomas Higham...
2014/08/22 10:59
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The Modi Government is likely to name Arvind Subramanian, the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and senior fellow at the Centre for Global...
2014/08/22 10:27
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An international team of theoretical quantum physicists is working on a way of absorbing light and storing it as energy. The University of Queensland’s School of Mathematics and Physics’ Dr Tom Stace...
2014/08/21 23:28
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Debbie Purdy from Bradford, who suffers from multiple sclerosis embraces her husband, Omar Puente in front of the House of Lords following the Law Lords historic decision to clarify the law on...
2014/08/21 23:27
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Two University of Queensland researchers today have been announced as Laureate Fellows, under the Australian Research Council’s most prestigious research grants scheme. UQ Vice-Chancellor and...
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... risk of dementia in people who are obese in early to mid-adult life seems to be increased,' experts say. People who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new...
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The issue of assisted suicide is undoubtedly controversial. Though restricted in many countries, it is not clearly regulated in Switzerland, which leads to a convergence of so-called suicide tourists...
2014/08/21 12:27
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A laboratory technican of the company Icon Genetics prepares proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle, August 14, 2014. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt Up to...
2014/08/21 10:30
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The current Ebola outbreak has now killed 1,350 people and counting. Residents are clashing with police officers who have cordoned off Monrovia's West Point district and its estimated 75,000...
2014/08/21 00:16
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For Ashwani Mahajan, the key to reviving India mirrors the movement to kick out the British a century ago. Only this time foreign companies selling everything from insurance to genetically modified...
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2014/08/20 22:08
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By Laura Cowen, medwireNews Reporter Biomarker analyses of tumour samples from the ZODIAC study indicate that epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene copy number and mutation status may help...
2014/08/20 18:38
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A new treatment has successfully protected monkeys infected with Marburg virus, a disease with a course so similar to Ebola's that it's impossible to clinically differentiate the two, scientists...
2014/08/20 13:46
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A team of roboticists are working on a test robot named Marge which has been fitted with advanced optical character recognition reading software. LONDON: Scientists are trying to teach robots to read...
2014/08/20 10:39
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The percentage of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is...
2014/08/20 05:29
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One man's quest to help indigenous tribes in Ecuador might shake up the humanitarian sector - with a flying car. Steve Saint was five when his missionary father was speared to death by the indigenous...
2014/08/19 15:34
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Epigenetic changes affect the expression or activity of genes without changing the underlying DNA sequence and are believed to be one mechanism by which the environment can interact with the genome....
2014/08/19 10:09
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The beautiful enamelled switchgear in the Kingsway Telephone Exchange With his casual clothes and jaw-length, dye-tinted hair, it’s not immediately obvious upon meeting Garrett that he’s a geographer...
2014/08/19 07:58
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MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth will rely on ABB technology to feed renewable energy into onshore distribution grid ABB, the leading power and automation technology group,...
2014/08/19 01:38
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Guess which hot chocolate is most delicious? Amanda Kooser/CNET I've always heard that smell plays an important role in how food tastes. I didn't expect that color could also sway the taste buds. A...
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