News tagged with science

Video: How pee brought you the modern world

You might not believe it, but there was a time when urine, yes urine, was prized by chemists. Pee played a part in some of the most significant discoveries in science, and it helped shape the modern world.

dateOct 05, 2015 in Other
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Publish or perish culture encourages scientists to cut corners

Last week there was another very public case of a journal article being retracted as a result of academic misconduct. This time it was in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), with the lead author – Dr ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in
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One research vessel multiplies to hundreds

In preparation for their Arctic work GEOTRACES linked with "Float Your Boat", an education program with a unique concept. 'Float Your Boat' blends the themes of historic Arctic drift studies, modern GPS technology and hands ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Can osteoarthritis affect a dog's mood?

It is well known that osteoarthritis (OA) can have an emotional impact on humans but is this the case in dogs? Researchers at the University of Bristol are looking for dogs affected by the condition to take part in an arthritis ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Wheatbelt forum sparks science interests

Australia's rural school children are consistently out-performed in the academic world of science by students living in cities, according to global tests such as the International Students Assessment (PISA).

dateSep 14, 2015 in Social Sciences
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