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Even after death, the body is teeming with life

Moheb Costandi | 
Far from being ‘dead’, a rotting corpse is teeming with life. A growing number of scientists view a rotting corpse ...
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Translating language in real time relies on interconnectedness of brain’s networks

Geoff Watts | 
As the delegate spoke, real-time interpreter Marisa Pinkney had to make sense of a message composed in one language while ...

Extremely rare blood type proves invaluable to science and medicine

Penny Bailey | 
His doctor drove him over the border. It was quicker that way: if the man donated in Switzerland, his blood ...

Neuroscience, mindfullness and reslience in school kids

Emma Young | 
For scientists the concept of psychological resilience began in the 1970s with studies of children who did fine – or ...

Drug-resistant pathogens and the continuing battle against malaria

Ed Yong | 
The meandering Moei river marks the natural boundary between Thailand and Myanmar. Its muddy waters are at their fullest, but ...
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Genetic empowerment: Extreme athlete probes own genetics to streamline diagnosis

Ed Yong | 
When extreme athlete Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare but ostensibly unrelated genetic diseases, she taught herself ...
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