Scientists say it's too early to say whether Ceres could support microbial life, but a visit from the Dawn spacecraft in early 2015 should provide answers
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Tuesday 23 August 2011
The rise in take-up of traditional science subjects seen in A levels is set to be repeated at the GCSE level this week.
Friday 29 July 2011
The medium is increasingly the message in modern music.
Friday 29 October 2010
Katherine Heigl clearly has no intention of giving us all a break from these mirthless comedy capers.
Friday 02 July 2010
They flipped for this romantic comedy in its native France, but I'm not sure it will tweak as many funny bones over here. (They also loved time-travel farce Les Visiteurs, remember).
Saturday 13 September 2008
"Love at first sight" is defined as a condition in which someone feels romantic love for a stranger immediately upon meeting them. Brain imaging shows that when this happens areas of the brain involved with dopamine, a hormone and neurotransmitter, are activated. Dopamine has important roles in behaviour and information processing, in activity, motivation and reward, sleep, mood, attention and learning. Hence intense romantic love is associated with neuronal reward and motivation pathways in the brain, particularly in areas involved with addictive behaviour such as compulsive gambling.
Tuesday 23 October 2007
My six-year-old son may have threadworms, as he has been scratching a lot. A friend told me to get mebendazole. How can I ensure that our other two children don't catch them too?
Tuesday 26 September 2006
I swim three times a week at my local pool, but I have developed a couple of verrucas on my foot. I tried a Wartner freezing kit, but I found it too painful, and it did not work. Can you suggest something painless that will remove verrucas?
Tuesday 20 June 2006
I take the oral contraceptive pill, but I am prone to miss pills. So far I have been lucky and not got pregnant. What is the best thing to do if I miss a pill?
Saturday 22 October 2005
Thursday 13 October 2005
Friday 19 August 2005
Sunday 03 July 2005
Thursday 17 March 2005
Thursday 25 November 2004
Friday 15 October 2004
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
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