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First brain images of African infants aids research into cognitive effects...

Brain activity of babies in developing countries could be monitored from birth to reveal the first signs of cognitive dysfunction, using a new technique...

New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C

Data from a late-breaking abstract presented at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 identifies a new compound, SBEL1, that has the ability to inhibit hepatitis...

Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move...

Continued decline of African forest elephants

New data from the field in Central Africa shows that between 2002 and 2013, 65 percent of forest elephants were killed. They are being...

Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked...

Dishonest deeds lead to ‘cheater’s high,’ as long as no one...

People who get away with cheating when they believe no one is hurt by their dishonesty are more likely to feel upbeat than remorseful...

Tattoos reduce chances of getting a job

Having a tattoo can reduce your chance of getting a job, but it depends on where the tattoo is, what it depicts and if...

Walking to work cuts risk of diabetes and high blood pressure

People who walk to work are around 40 per cent less likely to have diabetes as those who drive, according to a new study. Researchers...

Junior doctor changeover likely to drive August reduction in quality and...

New research suggests that failure by junior doctors in their annual changeover period to identify deteriorating patients and poor prioritisation skills are likely to...

Traffic congestion charges: Prices are more effective than restrictions

The citizens of Gothenburg, Sweden will vote soon on whether to continue the already up-and-running congestion charge. New research from the University of Gothenburg,...

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