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Is your child’s photo on their school Facebook page? What does this mean for their privacy?

Parents and governments are already concerned about children’s safety online – as part of this we need to look more closely at how students’ images are being used by schools.

23/07/2024

Small modular reactors have promise. But we found they’re unlikely to help Australia hit net zero by 2050

Small modular reactors promise to make nuclear power cheaper and safer. But our new report shows they’re still a long way off.

23/07/2024

Social robot or digital avatar, users interact with this AI technology as if it’s real

People are beginning to blur the lines when it comes to their understanding – and usage – of AI technology. New research shows just how much social robots are changing how we interact with them.

23/07/2024

Debunking 5 myths about antidepressants

Debunking the myths surrounding antidepressant use is critical to enabling educated treatment decisions for people experiencing depression.

23/07/2024

The past, present and uncertain future of the UK’s steel industry

UK steel is known to be of high quality, but rising costs, its environmental footprint and cheap imports mean the government will need innovative solutions to save the industry.

23/07/2024

Six ways to look after your brain health in your 20s and 30s

Research suggests around 40% of dementia cases could have been prevented or delayed by changing certain lifestyle habits.

23/07/2024

Not all children read at the same pace - Namibia study shows how teachers can help those falling behind

While teachers were employing the right strategies, they were not giving targeted attention to the non-readers in their classes.

23/07/2024

PhDs are important for South Africa’s growth: more support for doctoral candidates who work full-time is key

Better support for PhD students would help South Africa meet its national research and development goals.

23/07/2024

Seafloor sediment reveals previously unknown volcanic eruption 520,000 years ago in south Aegean Sea

A newly discovered half-million-year-old layer of volcanic sediment beneath the Aegean Sea rewrites what scientists know about this area’s volcanic history – and potential future hazards.

23/07/2024

Retaining flavor while removing caffeine − a chemist explains the chemistry behind decaf coffee

For many people, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee is the start of a great day. But caffeine can cause headaches and jitters in others. That’s why many people reach for a decaffeinated cup instead.

23/07/2024

Athletes looking for a competitive edge may find it within their gut microbiome

Athletes have different gut microbiomes compared with the general population. Some of these microbes are thought to improve endurance and recovery by optimizing the cell’s powerhouses.

23/07/2024

Worried about the health effects of the sugar in your breakfast cereal? Little has changed since the days of ‘Unfrosted,’ the Pop-Tarts movie

Many popular cereals have 10 to 14 grams of sugar per serving, which is nearly a third of the USDA’s recommended daily limit.

23/07/2024

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