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Scientists: Deep-sea fish can solve world food shortages

There is a lot of food hiding in the deep ocean and it could help feed the entire world. But we must take care not to overfish, marine scientists warn.

Unique jewellery from the British Isles found in Danish Viking grave

A Danish Viking burial site contains a buckle that may have come from Ireland or Scotland.

New hypothesis: gut bacteria can make you fat

Scientists have a new hypothesis to explain how obese people store more fat, which might lead to better treatments for obesity related conditions.

Published data on antidepressant risks are inadequate

The true extent of the adverse effects of antidepressants is likely hidden by inadequate, inaccessible, and even misleading publication of clinical trials in the scientific literature, concludes new research.

Scientists develop explosives-detecting liquid

Scientists have developed a liquid that fluoresces when in close proximity to explosives--may even replace sniffer dogs.

Manure can spread antibiotic resistance

Manure from farm stables can promote genes in bacteria that help make them resistant to antibiotics, shows new study.

Get your telescopes ready: Three planets visible in March

Keep your eyes on the night sky this month and you might just spot Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter.

Peer review is like a lottery

OPINION: Peer review is not the automatic seal of approval that it may seem. It depends more on what the journals want to publish.

Fibre and protein enhance gut bacteria in children

Diet is crucial when a child transitions from breast-milk to solid food and helps ensure they develop a rich diversity of gut bacteria, shows new research.

Frustrated employees are more effective

Some amount of frustration can prompt us to take new initiatives and introduce new effective methods at work, shows new research.