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Riot control: How can we stop newspapers distorting science?

Guardian Have you heard that the devastating riots across England were caused by a chemical deficiency in the brain? Or that we will soon be able to cure such behaviour with a nasal spray? Over the past two weeks, such … Continue reading

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Brain cells made from skin could treat Parkinson’s

Source: New Scientist People with Parkinson’s disease might one day be treated with brain cells made from their own skin. Two teams of researchers have independently worked out how to turn skin cells into specialised neurons that make dopamine. This … Continue reading

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