New Pain Pill Could Save Your Sperm

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The Economics of Ridiculously Expensive Art

What would possess someone to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundifor US$450 million? You might think it’s an investment –... Read more

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery For Ruptured Aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and... Read more

Are Cryptocurrencies A Dream Come True For Cyber-Extortionists?

When malicious software takes over computers around the world, encrypts their data and demands a ransom to decode the information, regular activities... Read more

‘Scars’ Left by Icebergs Record West Antarctic Ice Retreat

Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten... Read more

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Is the Brain the Right “Size”?

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Publish or Perish – Perspectives from Authors, Editors, and Reviewers

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The Five Technological Forces Disrupting Security

Physical security is being transformed by the five technological forces that have become the signature change agents of our era:… Read more

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A War Made Me Realize: The World Needs Biomedical Engineers

It was a sunny and pleasant spring day in Dezful, a small city in the south part of... Read more

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Wallacea: a Living Laboratory of Evolution

To mark Wallacea Week, a series of public lectures and exhibition on the Wallacea region of Indonesia, The Conversation... Read more

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Treating Hidden Wounds – the Case for Putting Psychologists in Trauma Programs

Imagine this: A 17-year-old girl has been shot in an apparent mall robbery. Her parents rush to the... Read more

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Beyond Bleach: Mold a Long-Term Problem After Flooding and Disasters

One of the biggest issues surrounding flooding after natural disasters is mold, a problem that can stay with... Read more

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