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You asked, we answered: Why did a female scientist get left off an exhibition label?

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Today, on the anniversary of scientist Rosalind Franklin's death, we remember her with a story about how our audience pushed for her representation at the museum. Project assistant Mallory Warner explains Franklin's story and shares the new exhibition label.

Biologist defiant over stem-cell method

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Japanese author of controversial papers denies wrongdoing and stands by results as testing of her protocol begins.

UCI study finds modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

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UC Irvine neurobiologists have found that genetically modified neural stem cells show positive results when transplanted into the brains of mice with the symptoms and pathology of Alzheimer's disease. The pre-clinical trial is published in the journal Stem Cells Research and Therapy, and the approach has been shown to work in two different mouse models.

The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

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Using just a single drop of blood, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has developed a faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for diagnosing even mild cases of asthma.

Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice

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Princeton and Duke scientistsreport that ring-tailed lemurs respond more strongly to the scents and sounds of female lemurs when the scent they smell and the voice they hear belong to the same female -- even when she's nowhere in sight. Linking a particular female's call with her unique ...

Collider: step inside the world's greatest experiment

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Journey inside the largest scientific experiment ever constructed in our new exhibition, Collider. Open 13 Nov 2013 - 5 May 2014 http://www.sciencemuseum.org...

Brian Cox receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at Bradford International Film Festival

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Brian Cox, star of Manhunter and The Escapist, discusses his career and receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th edition of Bradford International...

Instrument commissioning continues

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Tweet We’re now in week four of six dedicated to commissioning Rosetta’s science instruments after the long hibernation period, with the majority now having completed at least a first initial switch on. Many of the instruments have commissioning slots spread throughout the six weeks; for the remainder of ...

Climate change a likely culprit in coqui frog's altered calls, say UCLA biologists

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The abundant Puerto Rican coqui frog has experienced changes since the 1980s that are likely due to global warming, UCLA biologists report. The call of the male coqui became shorter and higher pitched, and the animal itself has become smaller.

Collider: step inside the world's greatest experiment

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Journey inside the largest scientific experiment ever constructed in our new exhibition, Collider. Open 13 Nov 2013 - 5 May 2014 http://www.sciencemuseum.org...

Tony Gallagher appointed Daily Mail joint deputy editor

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Former Daily Telegraph editor to rejoin the paper he left eight years ago and will share role with Jon Steafel. By Tara Conlan and Lisa O'Carroll

Project Plans Brain-Control Exoskeleton Kickoff for the 2014 World Cup

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A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Search for plane goes underwater as submarine deployed

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The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will go underwater for the first time, it has been announced, as authorities investigate the few remaining clues they have to locate the plane.

The Tadpole and the Wriggler

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A bright blue tadpole appears to swim through the inky blackness of space. Known as IRAS 20324+4057 but dubbed “the Tadpole”, this clump of gas and dust has given birth to a bright protostar, one of the earliest steps in building a star.There are actually multiple protostars within ...
 

 

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