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East African farmers are positive to GMOs

Imagine the despair you would feel if your crops were destroyed. Perhaps due to drought, an aggressive plant disease or pests, or nutrient deficient soil? And back at home you have many hungry mouths to feed.

Is it right to destroy monuments over our dark past?

OPINION: Politicians, managers and researchers must be able to use their voices when cultural heritage contributes to discrimination, hatred and violence.

Life was good for Stone Age Norwegians along Oslo Fjord

Southeastern Norway is the most populous part of Norway today. Based on an analysis of more than 150 settlements along Oslo Fjord, the area apparently also appealed to Stone Age people.

Sea salt reveals when oxygen entered Earth's atmosphere

Ancient sea salt drilled from a geologic basin in Russia provides new clues as to how Earth’s atmosphere became rich enough in oxygen to allow life to evolve.

GPs could help teens by asking them more about their mental health, say researchers

A new study shows that surprisingly many young people with mental health problems do not complete secondary education by their 20th birthday. Researchers suggest how GPs can help.

Poker players aren’t like other gamers

Poker is a game played primarily by boys who get good grades in school. It’s an intellectual martial art, according to a researcher.

It is tiring to be gay in the workplace

Young people from the LGBT community feel their sexual orientation puts limits on the types of jobs they can comfortably pursue.

Loneliness and isolation can affect your heart

People who are lonely and isolated have more heart problems as compared to their more social peers. But the reasons behind this might be different than you think.

Getting in shape by swimming

Researcher and swimmer Bjørn Harald Olstad has some tips to take to the water and get in better shape.

More breakups, but also new relationships after weight loss surgery

What happens to relationships when one partner loses a lot of weight, eats much less and becomes more active?