Only one-third of published psychology research is reliable – now what?

The ability to repeat a study and find the same results twice is a prerequisite for building scientific knowledge. Replication allows us to ensure empirical findings are reliable and refines ...

Fri 28 Aug 15 from

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VIDEO: Knut died of autoimmune illness

Scientists say they can now explain what happened to Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011.

Thu 27 Aug 15 from BBC News

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'It's a boy,' US zoo says of surviving panda

The newly arrived baby panda in Washington is male, zoo authorities said Friday, a week after the tiny creature was born along with a twin brother who later died.

Fri 28 Aug 15 from

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Universal flu vaccine comes closer

Researchers say they are closer to developing a universal 'catch all' flu jab after promising trials in animals.

Tue 25 Aug 15 from BBC News

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Study Shows How Even Frogs Make Irrational Mating Choices

"In some in cases irrational decisions can be looked at as the better way to have gone"

Fri 28 Aug 15 from TIME

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More Kinds of Bacteria Live In Your House Than in Your Yard

We often think of our homes as clean and the outdoors as dirty, but it turns out that our homes actually contain a more diverse population of microbes than the dirt outside — and most of them ...

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Discover Magazine

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Overthinking could be driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

People who suffer from neuroticism – a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts – are extremely tuned in to looking for threats. For that reason, you may expect them to ...

Fri 28 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Blood test can predict breast cancer relapse

Blood tests for breast cancer DNA can predict relapse.

Wed 26 Aug 15 from ScienceNews

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How does the new 'female Viagra' work?

Researchers explain mechanism behind libido drug, Addyi

Mon 24 Aug 15 from Science Now

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Fatter than your siblings? It could be because you're older

Firstborn women are more likely to be overweight then their secondborn sisters. A result of their parents doting on them, or their mother's inexperienced womb?

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Newscientist

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