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Earliest fossil primate discovered in China

June 9, 2013

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This week has been a very mixed bag of stories on the science desk. It began with a story about the HPV virus (Human Papillomavirus) and Michael Douglas’ throat cancer, which he claimed he developed through oral sex. Then came a study by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists which raised the “potential but […]

Keeping a cool head could be the answer to a good night’s sleep

June 14, 2011

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It still surprises me that many people do not realise that we are classified in the mammalian order Primates. Only last week I had a colleague raise his eyebrows once he was given this nugget of information. He’d scampered over to quizzed me about my new career path after it was mentioned during some gossip […]

Wildlife Photography Awards

January 3, 2011

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The Natural History Museum in South Kensington has to be one of my favourite places to visit in London. I never tire of seeing the exhibits held within its magnificent walls. I still get a rush of excitement when I start to see the building as I bound up the tube station steps two-at-a-time onto […]