Supermarket shoppers could soon be checking the environmental impact of food before putting it in their trolleys, thanks to new research. Read more
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Successful replication efforts heavily tied to whether original research team allowed a role, finds study of contentious psychology field Read more
As soon as ancient human remains are excavated, archaeologists begin the work of determining a number of traits about the individual, including age, race and gender. Read more
Academics recently applauded a Social Psychology Quarterly study purporting to show a disparity in the time dogs were adopted based on racial associations with the animals’ names. Read more
The UK's Intellectual Property Office has decided artificial-intelligence systems cannot patent inventions for the time being. Read more
Lab-by-lab approach determining who gets credit and who doesn’t must be replaced by more comprehensive policies, researchers say Read more
“Squirrel privilege is real.” “Checking Privilege in the Animal Kingdom.” “Even Hermit Crabs Have Wealth Inequality.” Read more
Scientists have made the most precise map yet of the mountains, canyons and plains that make up the floor of Antarctica's encircling Southern Ocean. Read more
The postwar dream of doing better in life than your parents has faded, with the UK now a country where opportunities for upward social mobility and economic advancement are increasingly limited, research has claimed. Read more
Universities UK, which represents 140 institutions, fears ministers could be about to abandon the Horizon scheme. Read more