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Vincenzo Bove, University of Warwick UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia increased by 175% in the first nine months of 2017 according to an investigation by the Campaign Against Arms Trade. Similarly, France and the US are major exporters of...
EEG nets are easily slipped over an infant’s head and cause no discomfort. (Credit: Katherine C. Cohen) By Nancy Fliesler / Boston Children's Hospital. The earlier autism can be diagnosed, the more effective interventions typically are. But the signs are often...
Oxford scientists have observed the electrical signals running through fruit fly brains while they gather evidence to make decisions (Credit: ktsdesign/Depositphotos) From the time we choose whether to hit the snooze button or get up, we make countless decisions every...
  Many people have heard a lot about the blockchain in frames of a cryptocurrency called Bitcoin; however, it can have a much wider use than a simple payment method, including various industries. So, how does blockchain actually work in...
Shutterstock   Emily Flashman, University of Oxford The plastic bottles we throw away today will be around for hundreds of years. It’s one of the key reasons why the mounting plastic pollution problem, which is having a deadly effect on marine life,...
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