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Two-thirds of UK common toads have disappeared in the last 30 years

Scientists in the UK and Switzerland have reported a rapid decline in common toad (Bufo bufo) populations across both European countries since the 1980s. 169 more words


Alzheimer's Drug Study Gives Tantalising Results

A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s is showing “tantalising” promise, scientists say.

Experts are cautious because the drug, Aducanumab, is still in the early stages of development.  428 more words


Forget anonymity: Internet trolls are more abusive when using their real names, study finds

Many have blamed the ability to remain anonymous for social media’s widespread bullying problems. But it turns out those who hide behind screen names aren’t necessarily the most abusive kind of Internet trolls, according to a new study. 562 more words


Robots Being Designed 'to Hunt Prey'

In the 1932 movie classic, The Most Dangerous Game, a homicidal madman gets his thrills hunting human beings.

In a little science project underway at the University of Zurich, scientists–heh-heh–are trying to design robots “to hunt prey” ( … 201 more words


Beginning Of The End For The European Union?

At 1:00 am this morning, I was reading about the United Kingdom’s vote to withdraw from the European Union. It passed with an incredibly small majority, 51.89%. 430 more words


Senioritis in Switzerland: UHS student finishes her senior year in another country

Staff Writer

“I’ll never get to experience what it really feels like to be a second semester senior…but I guess you could say I win at senioritis because I’m dipping from school for all of second semester,” said… 527 more words