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Science

Facts to fake news? A climate of falsehoods

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Has the Trump administration's gone too far this time when it comes to its interference in science? A task force report certainly thinks so....

Death of Alexei Leonov: The Soviet Cosmonaut

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An article in memory of Alexei Leonov - the first man to walk in space - who passed away recently....

Polar Bear footprints used develop ethical tracking techniques

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Swedish scientists working with the WWF Alaska and the Department of Wildlife Management have been able to isolate DNA from left over cellular debris in snow pawprints of polar...

No-Dealing with the Flu

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The NHS has announced that every child between the ages of two and 11 will be offered a nasal-spray flu vaccination, this year – even if we leave the EU with no deal on...

Cosmic Web Theory Confirmed

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The cosmic web theory holds that galaxies are held together by gravity. For the first time, this structure has been observed by scientists.   Through the European’s Southern...

UK Wildlife faces down the threat of extinction

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A recent report released by the State of Nature has found that UK wildlife is now changing at a rate quicker than ever, with over half of the 7000 species studied experiencing...

Molecular machines – science fiction?

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Professor David Leigh from University of Manchester stood in front of the Newcastle University audience on Tuesday 8th October. He held a bright pink napkin in his right hand and...

And the Nobel Prize winner is….

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To many known as the most prestigious award, to many the biggest dream and a lifetime commitment. The Nobel Prize week began last Monday, and since, we will get to know the...

University crowned ‘Centre of Excellence’ for dementia research

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Jake Dannatt reports on Newcastle University's award of a 'Centre for Excellence' grant for Alzheimer's research. ...

Brain implants: break-through solution or Black Mirror nightmare?

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Sophie Schneider debates the complex subjects of brain implants. ...