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Biopsychology: what determines the dominance of brain hemispheres?

Biopsychology: what determines the dominance of brain hemispheres?

Biopsychology researchers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany have studied the factors which determine which of the brain hemispheres is dominant. The biopsychology paper on the dominant brain hemispheres...
Why we need a woman in science on the new £50 banknote

Why we need a woman in science on the new £50 banknote

Professor Carole Longson, the chief scientific officer at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, explains why she believes that we need a woman...
The lithosphere: revolutionising Earth tectonics

The lithosphere: revolutionising Earth tectonics

Scientists from Kiel University, Germany and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)have used European Space Agency (ESA) data to characterise the lithosphere and advance the...
Day of the Dead: the cultural festival and the human life cycle

Day of the Dead: the cultural festival and the human life cycle

The Day of the Dead festival began on 31 October and ends today, 2 November.The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos,...
How scientists used zebrafish to develop appetite suppressants

How scientists used zebrafish to develop appetite suppressants

Researchers at the University of Zurich and Harvard University have analysed the behaviour of zebrafish larvae to discover new psychoactive appetite suppressants. The scientists have...
Fifty female leaders in the UK BioBusiness

Fifty female leaders in the UK BioBusiness

A new report from BioBeat has identified fifty female leaders in the UK BioBusiness. The report, 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2018, was published...
ghost particle

Ghost particle possibly detected at CERN

CERN researchers are investigating the potential presence of a new, unexpected “ghost particle” which may have appeared during Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments. Unexplained “bumps”...
Disruptive quantum technologies: the new Quantum Flagship initiative

Disruptive quantum technologies: the new Quantum Flagship initiative

Today is the kick-off for the new Quantum Flagship initiative which will bring European quantum physics research to market. The Quantum Flagship initiative has a...
Nuclei uncover the secrets of neutrinos

Nuclei uncover the secrets of neutrinos

Neutrinos are the key particle for astro-nuclear physics, particle physics and cosmology. Nuclear physics is helping to pin down the properties and sources of...
A new wave of robots: updating traditional robotics

A new wave of robots: updating traditional robotics

Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, the Research Director at IDTechEx explains how a new wave of intelligent robots will update traditional robotics and transform the industry. When we...

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