science Tag Archive

A bit of Earth on the moon?

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The Apollo 14 astronauts may have brought back a small piece of Earth, along with the moon rocks. ...

The cause of Alzheimer’s disease may have finally been identified

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Researchers believe that they have finally identified the elusive cause of Alzheimer's - and it's a bacterium. ...

A Day in the Life of a Science Journalist

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Tom Ireland gives us a glimpse into the life of a science journalist. ...

CRISPR babies born in China – why gene editing is a positive medical breakthrough

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Erin Holley discusses how the ''CRISPR babies'' may actually open up new avenues for cutting edge genetic treatments. ...

Cracking the Christmas Hangover – Top Tips and Tricks

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. Here's how to keep it that way. ...

Fem Soc event discusses gender bias in scientific spaces

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On Wednesday 28 November, Newcastle University Feminist Society conducted a talk about intersectionality in scientific spaces. According to Feminist Society’s official Facebook...

World’s first genetically modified babies?

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A Chinese scientist's claims of creating the first genetically engineered babies have shocked the scientific community. But is this true, and what are its implications?...

Patient confidentiality – Is there a line?

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Is there a point where patient confidentiality must be breached to protect the health of relatives?...

The Time warp of Vaccinations

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How one paper has contributed to the re-emergence of nearly eradicated diseases. ...

Twenty And Counting – The International Space Station

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The International Space Station is turning 20 this year. What's ahead for the station?...