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Asteroid impacts on moon coincide with some on Earth, glass bead study shows

The research found that major impact events on Earth did not happen in isolation, but were accompanied by a series of smaller impacts.
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Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study suggests

Researchers say the skill could be useful when training service dogs and therapy dogs.
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Ancient shark-like fish appeared much earlier than previously thought – study

A handful of fossil teeth from a completely new species suggests the creatures emerged some 440 million years ago.
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‘Major breakthrough’ as dementia drug found to ‘slow cognitive decline’

The new clinical trial found that there was a significant reduction in the decline in memory and thinking usually seen in early-stage patients.
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Cholesterol drug could be used in treatment of prostate cancer

Statins could be used to treat prostate cancer that has stopped responding to hormone treatment, scientists have said.
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Pump iron for longer life – study

Researchers said that people should try to incorporate weightlifting into their weekly routines.
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Use of voice-controlled devices ‘might have long-term consequences for children’

Researchers questioned whether or not there are impacts on ’empathy, compassion and critical thinking’.
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How big was the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs and where it landed

Nasa confirmed its spacecraft successfully collided with a 170-metre wide asteroid just after midnight today

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Podcast: Can this exciting technology fix Earth?

Solar panel electric cars, stealing electricity from plants and a wind turbine in your garden?

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Study sheds light on why whales do not get brain damage when they swim

Scientists suggest special blood vessels in the animals’ brains may protect them from pulses in their blood that would damage the brain.
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‘Wrong kind of shale’ and 280m years too late: Geologists react to fracking move

The controversial go-ahead was met with concerns over earthquakes and an increase in greenhouse gas production.
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Not enough people offered kidney disease test, research finds

Researchers said some may be missing out on the best treatments.
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Podcast: The Queen’s royal approval for UK’s tech and science

Monarch’s Royal Society links through the second Elizabethan age - and her childhood fun at the Science Museum

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Drinking tea ‘may lower risk of type 2 diabetes’

Previous research has found that tea could be beneficial for health, partly because it contains antioxidants and polyphenols.
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Switch on your favourite playlist to avoid overeating when stressed, experts say

While how music works to help people eat less is not known, researchers suggest it could be linked to the release of dopamine and serotonin.
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Tech & Science Daily: Ethereum ‘merge’ latest + fireball in sky!

Plus, saving baby puffins that fall from an Icelandic volcano – it’s puffling season!

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Research finds smartphone screen exposure may lead to earlier onset of puberty

Exposure to blue light from use of tablets and smartphones, may alter hormone levels in young children, scientists say.
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New drug therapy ‘highly effective’ for young children with severe eczema

Dupilumab was shown to improve the severity of the skin condition within two weeks in patients aged six months to six years.
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Missing moon may be answer to how Saturn got its rings

Scientists believe a ‘grazing encounter’ ripped the satellite apart, with some of the debris giving rise to the planet’s signature rings.
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380m-year-old ‘beautifully preserved’ fish heart is oldest ever found

The discovery could shed light on how creatures, including humans, evolved, researchers say.
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‘People in their 30s could be developing diabetes and should cut carbs’

The NHS currently says carbohydrates should make up just over a third of our diet, but an expert has suggested this should be changed to around 10%.
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Robot ‘taught to laugh at jokes’

A robot called Erica is being used to create natural conversation styles.
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Ancient dung analysis suggests animals being farmed for food 13,000 years ago

Hunter-gatherers were tending to sheep and other live animals outside their huts, researchers say.
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‘Primary school children miss out on sleep as they scroll through social media’

The study found that children who used social media more were more likely to report higher levels of Fomo, anxiety, and worse sleep.
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Taking multivitamins may protect against cognitive decline in over-65s – study

But researchers say more studies are needed to confirm the findings before health recommendations can be made.
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Device could help stroke survivors to feel loved one’s hand, researchers say

Often after a stroke people lose sensation and muscle control in one arm and hand, making it difficult to carry out everyday tasks.
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Up to a third of Shakespeare’s plays ‘may have been co-authored’

Experts have long suspected the Bard collaborated on a number of projects, and new methods are revealing how much this might have been the case.
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Podcast: Joe Biden to hit China with chip curbs over AI fears

Plus! Will King Charles III be world’s greenest monarch?

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People with ME invited to take part in major genetic study

DecodeME aims to reveal the tiny differences in a person’s DNA that can increase their risk of developing the condition.
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New method could detect explosives with 100% efficiency, research suggests

The findings could have significant implications for the security sector, potentially healthcare and industry, experts suggest.
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Planets with water are more common than previously thought, research suggests

When scientists look for signs of life throughout the galaxy, planets with water are always at the top of the list.
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New malaria vaccine could cut deaths by 70%, say Oxford scientists

The WHO estimates that malaria caused more than 640,000 deaths in 2020.
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Sweeteners linked to heart disease in new study

Artificial sweeteners are regularly used in drinks, some snacks and ready meals.
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Evidence of earliest known limb amputation discovered in Borneo

The discovery suggests surgery was carried out around 31,000 years ago and the patient recovered.
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New study finds ‘strong evidence’ that exercise cuts breast cancer risk

Drinking too much alcohol, being overweight or obese and being older all increase the risk of breast cancer.