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Highly Contagious Honey Bee Virus Transmitted by Mites

Science Daily Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a parasitic mite has caused the deformed wing virus to proliferate in honey bee colonies. This association is now thought to contribute to the world-wide spread and probable death of … Continue reading

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Defending Politics: Why democracy matters

Matthew Flinders & Matthew Taylor RSA Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, Matthew Flinders, argues for a shift from the bland and fatalistic ‘politics of pessimism’ that appears to dominate public life, towards a more buoyant and engaged … Continue reading

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Babies treated in the womb for obesity: Overweight mothers-to-be get diabetes pill to cut the risk of having a fat child

Julie-anne Barnes & Fiona Macrae Daily Mail Babies are being medicated in the womb in an attempt to prevent them from being  born obese. In a world first, dangerously overweight mothers-to-be in four British cities have started taking a diabetes … Continue reading

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