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Father's age influences rate of evolution

The offspring of chimpanzees inherit 90% of new mutations from their father, and just 10% from their mother, a finding which demonstrates how mutation differs between humans and our closest living relatives, and emphasises ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Evolution
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Diamond light, brighter than the sun

It’s the size of five football pitches and generates light 10 billion times brighter than the sun. As the Diamond Light Source celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, Penny Bailey visits one of the UK’s biggest ...

dateFeb 07, 2012 in General Physics
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A genetic view of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common mental health problem that severely disrupts people’s lives. It is poorly understood and is often dismissed as bad behaviour or laziness. It has recently been ...

dateOct 06, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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