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“Look, I’m not a scientist” – Bill Belichick

I tried — I really, really tried — to stay out of the media feeding frenzy that followed the NFL’s announcement a week ago Monday that it was investigating the under-inflation of footballs used by the New England Patriots in the first half of the AFC Championship game. 1,322 more words

Sugary drinks trigger early periods


Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, new research shows.

The team from the Harvard Medical School in the US looked at the relation between sugar-sweetened drinks and the age at which girls have their first period. 154 more words

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Grippe : l'épidémie officiellement déclarée

Othman El Rhazi de Pourquoi Docteur.

Pour l’InVS, l’épidémie de grippe est officiellement lancée. L’ensemble de la France est touchée. S’agissant de la gastro-entérite elle se situe toujours en-dessous du seuil épidémique.


Ancient fossils help scientists identify world's oldest snakes

MARK COLVIN: A new evaluation of what were thought to be lizard fossils has led to the discovery of the earliest snakes on Earth.

The new information means snakes were around almost 70 million years earlier than previously thought. 712 more words

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Update: Data (i.e., evidence) about evidence based medicine.

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Update (Jan 8, 2014): Evidence Live 2015. April 14 and 15, Examination Schools Conference Centre, University of Oxford.

“Evidence Live is a partnership between The BMJ and the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.” – …

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Computer Science and BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize has changed it has a different website, not really as intuitive  as  Bitesize before it, but once you navigate around it, it has lots of different activities for the new curriculum. 80 more words