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Mentally ill have greater risk of suicide

Patients suffering from schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder have a risk of suicide that is ten times greater than the general public’s, says a new report.

Open access working papers not good enough

Scientific articles published in peer-reviewed journals receive four times as many citations as working papers in openly accessible archives.

New boost for sustainable food production

A new technology is being used to analyse and help purify water used in the food industry. A quantum leap for sustainable production, says researcher.

Solving the wave energy puzzle

Tests of a new wave power plant have been “exceedingly promising”, say researchers.

Geology behind mass extermination

New study challenges the established view that a sudden climate change caused a sharp reduction in the number of animal species.

Violent knights feared posttraumatic stress

Knights in the Middle Ages were not the brutal and merciless killing machines depicted on film. New research draws a different picture of the medieval military elite.

Lower drug doses for women

Men and women are often prescribed the same dosages of medicine, even though women can sometimes make do with much smaller dosages, a Danish study shows.

Antidepressants can cause heart failure

Antidepressants containing the active ingredient Citalopram can cause potentially serious heart rhythm disturbances, a new study shows.

Bright idea brings quantum computers closer

Super-quick quantum computers have come a step closer after researchers have discovered a simpler way to store data in atoms.

We ignore food labels

Politicians and organisations may have too much faith in food labelling. We read the labels but we rarely register the message. If something is said to be extra healthy, we become suspicious, new Danish research suggests.