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Road traffic noise is linked to an increased risk of abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes
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Theresa May has been told to 'find her inner Boudica' – well that's just a terrible idea, writes historian
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Theresa May should 'find her inner Boudica'? A reminder that Boudica's attempted Brexit was a disaster
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Why aren't dads queueing up to take shared parental leave? It could be down to their partners
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A huge "floating net" has just arrived at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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Plastic removal from the ocean costs $5 a kilo, but that plastic is only worth 30c as recycling or fuel
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Matthew Hedges arrest: I spent four months as a visiting professor at UAE’s national university, this is what I know
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No wonder dads aren't taking shared parental leave – most employers have failed to embrace it
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Children in institutional care in Australia may be worse off now than they were in the 19th century
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Benefit sanctioning is leaving disabled people, including those with pre-existing mental health problems, in a state of constant anxiety.
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Constant anxiety of benefit sanctions is toxic for mental health of disabled people
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What Turkey's Erdoğan is seeking to gain in wake of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder
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Danske Bank: the story of Europe's biggest money laundering scandal
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Mike Leigh’s Peterloo: as a left-wing rallying cry, this account of the 1819 massacre in Manchester fails to rouse the inner revolutionary.
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and the vibrant women's movement rallying against Brazil's far-right candidate
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UAE ‘spy’ case threatens academic freedom
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Girls who are heavy video game players were over three times more likely to take a physical science, technology, engineering or maths (PSTEM) undergraduate degree than non-gamers.
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Sponges from Mars? Study suggests water on the red planet could support life
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Studies say e-cigarettes are both harmless and harmful – so what's the truth?
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Video games could be a short-term answer to science's gender problem
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