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Human-induced global warming began 180 years ago

An international team of scientists have detected a warming signal in some parts of the globe from as early as the 1830s.

Mice experiments explain how addiction changes our brains

Experiments on mice show that drug abuse leads to permanent changes in the brain. Meet one of the scientists who is trying to reverse this damage and treat addictive behaviour.

New method reveals the secrets of bog bodies

Protein analyses on Denmark’s large collection of bog bodies gives archaeologists deeper insights into Iron Age culture and society.

Genes shape our social ideological attitudes

Genes influence our ideological orientation towards topics such as border controls and attitudes towards religious extremism, but not on economics, shows new research.

This Arctic town has running water for just four months of the year

GREENLAND: How do you supply running water when it is frozen for most of the year? The Greenlandic town of Qaanaaq has some creative solutions.

Watching sex on TV does not make teenagers sexually active

There is no correlation between what kids watch on TV and their sex life, shows new study. Instead, parents and friends may play a bigger role.

19th century undertaker introduced the world to dieting

Historical studies of obesity contradict the myth that being fat was a sign of health in days gone by. The first evidence of modern dieting did not emerge until the 1860s, say researchers.

New Greenlandic cuisine is changing cultural identity

GREENLAND: Greenland is experiencing a type of gastronomic revolution that is changing their national identity, says researcher.

New EU law puts patient health at risk

New regulations for sharing patient data in human trials puts Europeans' safety at risk, say scientists.

Scientists embark on the world’s largest genome project

Scientists hope to develop a complete family tree of our feathered friends by mapping the genome of every single living species of bird on the planet.