Birds Sensed Tornadoes Coming a Day Early, Study Finds

Ecologists say birds could hear the oncoming storm from over 100 miles away

9 hours ago from TIME

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Japanese scientist resigns as 'STAP' stem-cell method fails

Haruko Obokata caused a sensation earlier this year with papers, now discredited, that claimed a simple method for creating stem cells.

4 hours ago from Nature News

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Carnivore Comeback: Wolves, Bears and Lynx Thrive in Europe

Data was pulled from all over Europe

14 hours ago from TIME

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Could Ibuprofen be key to anti-ageing? Study finds painkiller extends life of flies and worms by equivalent of 12 human years

Tests on a commonly-used painkiller have revealed the drug significantly extended the lives of worms and flies, sparking hopes it could be the key to anti-ageing in humans.

11 hours ago from The Independent

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Efforts to save rare northern white rhino continue

Experts will meet in Kenya next month to discuss ways to save the critically endangered northern white rhinos from extinction.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Air pollution linked to autism

Air pollution may double a pregnant woman's risk of having a child with autism, a new study suggests.

Thu 18 Dec 14 from ScienceNews

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Want to lose weight? Breathe out

WEIGHT LOSS: Instead of focusing on your hips, stomach or thighs for the post-Christmas workout, try paying a bit more attention to your lungs.

Tue 16 Dec 14 from ABC Science

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Televised medical talk shows: Health education or entertainment?

For millions of people around the world, televised medical talk shows have become a daily viewing ritual. Programs such as The Dr. Oz Show and The Doctors have attracted massive followings as ...

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Microbes on Pubic Hair Could Help Solve Sexual Crimes

Forensic specialists may have a new tool to catch perpetrators of sexual assault – and it is courtesy of the microbiome. The microbiome, the community of bacteria and viruses that live on and ...

Tue 16 Dec 14 from Discover Magazine

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New evidence shows electronic cigarettes facilitate smoking cessation

Do electronic cigarettes help smokers to quit? Yes, but.... New Cochrane review finds emerging evidence that smokers who use electronic cigarettes can stop or reduce their smoking.

Wed 17 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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