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Global average income has tripled in 50 years, driving rapid increase in meat consumption

Hannah Ritchie | 
You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately - or cut it ...
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Scientists engineer chickens to make cancer drugs—10 times cheaper to produce than factory-made medicines

Pallab Ghosh | 
Researchers have genetically modified chickens that can lay eggs that contain drugs for arthritis and some cancers. The drugs are ...
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‘Planetary health diet’ aims to feed 10 billion people without causing ‘catastrophic’ environmental damage

James Gallagher | 
A diet has been developed that promises to save lives, feed 10 billion people and all without causing catastrophic damage ...
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Audio: Greenpeace, UK farmers and chemical industry square off over neonicotinoid pesticide ban

The debate over neonicotinoids continued ... during a BBC Radio segment as farmers, environmentalists and the chemical industry weighed in on ...
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Fish feed enhanced with omega-3 oil? UK scientists developing more nutritious food for farmed salmon

Pallab Ghosh | 
Researchers .... are giving farmed salmon feed made from genetically modified crops. The aim of the scientific trial is to ...
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Dementia affects men and women differently—and we’re just beginning to understand why

Laura Oliver | 
Globally, experts estimate that 75 million people will live with dementia by 2030 and 131.5 million by 2050. Most are women. … ...
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‘Super bacteria’ could boost crop yields and reduce nitrogen pollution

Ly Truong, Claire Press | 
Bioscientist Dr. Ted Cocking, from the Centre for Crop Nitrogen Fixation in the UK, was the first to unlock the ...
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1 in 3 people in England incorrectly believe GMO food causes cancer

In a survey of 1,330 people in England, published in the European Journal of Cancer, most people correctly said smoking was ...
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Heart muscle patches: Reprogrammed blood cells might extend life of heart attack victims

David Cox | 
Those who survive [a heart attack] are often left with permanent heart failure – a group which includes approximately 450,000 ...
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First land plants may have appeared 100 million years earlier than previously thought

Helen Briggs | 
A seminal event in the Earth's history - when plants appeared on land - may have happened 100 million years ...
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Irish sects show diverse population sources, including Viking influence

Paul Rincon | 
Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland, revealing subtle DNA differences that may reflect historic events. In their ...
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Future of heart medicine: Stem cells to grow cardiac muscle and smaller medical implants

Kevin Fong | 
If heart transplantation - 50 years after Christiaan Barnard carried out the first operation - has become routine, what exactly ...
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‘To lose them would be a disaster’: More than 20 wild relatives of modern crops added to ‘threatened’ list

Helen Briggs | 
Wild relatives of modern crops deemed crucial for food security are being pushed to the brink of extinction, according to ...
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Should we ‘genetically modify’ humans to fit the demands of space travel?

Richard Hollingham | 
It takes something special to be an astronaut – an extraordinary combination of bravery, fitness, intelligence, lightning-fast decision-making and calmness ...
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Stalemate continues: EU fails to agree on glyphosate herbicide renewal as deadline looms

An EU vote has failed to resolve a controversy over the use of glyphosate, the world's biggest-selling weedkiller. ... The ...
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Polygamy and genetics: Short Creek, Utah’s inbreeding mutation epidemic

Zaria Gorvett | 
[In 1990], 10-year-old boy was presented to Theodore Tarby, a doctor specialising in rare childhood diseases. ... [S]oon Tarby had diagnosed a ...
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Trace amounts of neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75% of honey samples worldwide—’far below’ levels dangerous to humans

Matt McGrath | 
A new study has found traces of neonicotinoid chemicals in 75% of honey samples from across the world. The scientists ...
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Here’s what we do and don’t know about pornography and violence

Jessica Brown | 
Porn has transformed over the past few decades, due to the availability of the internet and faster web connections. […] ...
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Marriage changes everything–including your personality

Christian Jarrett | 
[R]esearch suggests the experience of committing to and settling down with another person really does change our personalities for better ...
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Skin transplant between twins treats aggressive cancer

Marian Fields had an aggressive and very rare form of skin cancer, which left her with large, open wounds around ...
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Polygamy and disease: Intermarrying Mormon town faces genetic disaster

Zaria Gorvett | 
Brigham Young, who led the [Mormons] back in the mid-19th Century, was a passionate believer in [polygamy]. By the time he died, his ...
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All thumbs or all toes? Man surgically has his pollex replaced by his big toe

Greg Dunlop | 
Zac Mitchell, 20, was injured in April while working on a remote farming property in Western Australia. "A bull kicked ...
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Can a virus be ‘trained’ to fight ovarian cancer?

A Cardiff scientist is to explore whether viruses can be "trained" to tackle ovarian cancer after being given a £250,000 ...
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Secret to a longer, healthier life: Eating less?

Alex Riley | 
Researchers worldwide are pursuing various ideas [to enhance the length and quality of our lives], but for Julie Mattison from ...
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Social media, pornography or work: What’s to blame for our decrease in sex?

Simon Copland | 
We live in one of the most sexually liberated times of human history. Access to new technologies over the past ...
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Do we know enough about genetics for personalized DNA tests to improve our health, fitness?

Suzanne Bearne | 
The latest health and fitness trend involves taking a DNA test to find out more about how our bodies respond ...
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Does ‘G’ mark the spot? Science struggles to explain the female orgasm

Linda Geddes | 
Why are orgasms so intensely pleasurable? How come women can experience multiple orgasms? And does the fabled G-spot even exist? ...
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Neonicotinoid insecticide may reduce wild bumblebee queens’ egg development, lab study finds

Helen Briggs | 
Use of a common pesticide in spring could have an impact on wild bumblebees by interfering with their life cycle, ...