Science

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    Life

    The cheap wine hack that could save you bundles of cash

  • A woman working as a scientist
    Life

    Female scientists don’t actually exist, according to the GCSE science curriculum

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    Long Reads

    Suffering from work burnout? Here’s why you should try the 42% rule

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Long Reads

Why is it so hard to maintain friendships as we get older?

Our social circles shrink at the age of 25. But why does this happen, and what can we do about it?

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Amber Bryce
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Life

Looking to make some new friends in 2020? This is how long it really takes

Want to make a new friend? Get ready to put in some serious work.

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Susan Devaney
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habit
Long Reads

This is the key to making good habits stick, according to science

It's all about that magic word: friction.

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Wendy Wood
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Life

Why we should all be walking during our lunch breaks, according to psychologists

How making the most of your lunch breaks can help improve your work life.

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Aiden Wynn
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Jonathan Thompson
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Meet the woman researching polar microplastics in Antarctica

She's a scientist and an explorer all in one.

A woman being negative
Life

Can’t stop focusing on the negative? This is why

Our brains are hardwired to focus on the negative – but there’s a way we can change this.

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Lauren Geall
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anxiety
Life

How to stop negative news stories impacting your mental health

14 ways to stay calm when the world’s headlines trigger your anxiety.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Food

The alcoholic drinks that are most and least likely to give you a hangover

For New Year partying minus the excess pain and baggage.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

A simple gaze is more effective than whining or barking, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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Beauty

This is how much sleep deprivation is really affecting our health

Stylist's Alix Walker goes off to bed to find out how lack of sleep is affecting her life in real terms.

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Alix Walker
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Long Reads

This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

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Alexandra Jones
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Penny East
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An ode to the humble mashed potato

Why the beige, budget food is the comforting cuddle in a bowl that we all need right now.

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Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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am i an alcoholic
Life

There are 3 types of drinking personalities, and this one’s the most likely to binge

Your alcohol habits might be more predictable than you think.

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Living with impostor syndrome: “I thought they were going to take away my promotion”

3 women on what it's really like to feel like a “fake”.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Stress: new research suggests your biology could decide how good you are at handling stress.
Life

Terrible at coping with stress? Your biology could be to blame

It’s all about what’s going on inside your brain.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Losing sleep? It could be down to the way you’re using social media

Are you losing sleep over social media, literally?

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Jessica Rapana
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A young woman looking in the mirror
Life

Science has revealed the surprise truth about “narcissistic” only children

New study probes our beliefs around selfish solo offspring

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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New study reveals the toxic effect that bedtime phone use has on our closest relationships

Eye-opening new data illuminates how tech is eroding our sex lives

Gwyneth Paltrow
People

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop faces fresh criticism for “leanest livable weight" advice

Dr Giles Yeo says piece about diets is misleading and dangerous

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Anna Brech
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