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The two-century-old mystery of Waterloo's skeletal remains

More than 200 years after Napoleon met defeat at Waterloo, the bones of soldiers killed on that famous battlefield continue to intrigue Belgian researchers and experts, who use them to peer back to that moment in history.

Little evidence that host countries win more Olympic medals

Countries hosting the Olympic Games do not tend win more medals when socioeconomic factors are controlled for, reports a study published in Scientific Reports. The findings dispute the existence of the so-called "host effect"—where ...

Teachers bullying children: A global problem

All over the world, children are being bullied by adults in school. New research now shows that these students could also be at increased risk of being bullied by their fellow students.

ChatGPT: The AI tech that's revolutionizing teaching

As artificial intelligence-powered chatbots edge into the education sector, UniSA experts are encouraging teachers to take an active role in testing and using these cutting-edge tools to maintain a competitive edge in their ...

Picturing ruins: More than just a morbid fascination

Click on hashtag #abandoned on Instagram and you'll find more than 9 million posts. For hashtag #urbex, there are more than 11 million. It's a seemingly endless supply of haunting photographs of ruins—abandoned houses in ...

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Education
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Archaeology
Neanderthals hunted, butchered massive elephants: study
Archaeology
First solid scientific evidence that Vikings brought animals to Britain
Archaeology
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Social Sciences
IRS disproportionately audits Black taxpayers, finds paper
Social Sciences
War tourists fighting on a virtual front, since Ukraine-Russia war
Education
Learning with all your senses: Multimodal enrichment as the optimal learning strategy of the future
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Researchers uncover a novel preference structure to explain the aesthetics behind our everyday choice of clothing
Economics & Business
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Interaction-free, single-pixel quantum imaging with undetected photons
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Team identifies a nutrient that cancer cells crave
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Plants & Animals
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Researchers develop elastic material that is impervious to gases and liquids
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Almost half of young people with long COVID report lost learning

Nearly half (45%) of all young people who reported having long COVID felt they had fallen behind their classmates due to the pandemic—with almost three in five (59%) saying that they had not caught up with lost learning—according ...