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No more pain - June 2019

Published: 22nd May, 2019 at 10:12
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Have we found the on-off switch for suffering?

No more pain

Some people have never experienced the misery of a stubbed toe, or the agony of a broken limb, and they could help unlock a cure for those living with chronic pain.


The sharpest tools

We think we’re pretty smart, with our knives and forks. But other animals can use tools to get food too.

Race science

Angela Saini reveals that racism is still an issue in science – in fact, it seems to be on the rise.


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