Consumers are being routinely cheated when they buy cod and haddock, a study has found.
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Friday 08 March 2013
Virtuous atheists may live well and do good – but can they give hope to the hopeless cases?
Thursday 24 January 2013
New, lower estimate means every plant and animal could be catalogued by the year 2100
Thursday 27 December 2012
A stuffy academic?
Sunday 23 December 2012
For the Higgs boson believers, and me, Celtic just got lucky against Barcelona
Tuesday 09 October 2012
There can be no doubt that Sir John Gurdon deserves the greatest accolade in science. As a graduate student in Oxford in the late 1950s he showed that every cell of the body carries all the necessary genes for making an entire individual.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Barenboim on Beethoven: Nine Symphonies That Changed the World
Sunday 17 June 2012
Water is not mere embellishment; it is the essence of my reverie." So says Felix Davey, a Belfast-born photographer so inspired by the sense of freedom he finds in all things aquatic that last year he was drawn to Scotland's west coast to seek out those he dubs the "Water Folk" – people for whom water is enmeshed in their lives. "These individuals' solitude and fortitude," he says, "speak of wild, beautiful places, and our place within them."
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Friday 24 February 2012
Oxford University held its first debate on the subject of evolution in 1860, just months after the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Then, the Bishop of Winchester, Samuel Wilberforce, famously enquired of the biologist Thomas Henry Huxley whether it was through his grandmother or his grandfather that he traced his descent from a monkey.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Scientists are arguing that dolphins are so clever they should be treated like humans. But why stop there? Simon Usborne salutes the smartest species
Tuesday 17 January 2012
The Natural History Museum is today accused by a coalition of prominent academics and cultural figures of helping to break international law by leading a research project which involves an Israeli cosmetics company based in an “illegal” settlement in the occupied West Bank.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
A species of giant tortoise that disappeared after being heavily hunted in the Galapagos more than a century ago may still be living on an island 200 miles away, a study has found.
Monday 08 August 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
The mother of all polar bears lived in the British Isles about 100,000 years ago and she was not white but brown, according to a genetic study of the Arctic's biggest land predator.
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