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Interview: Professor Richard Morris

Professor Richard Morris CBE FRS, is a Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems at the University of Edinburgh. His research focus is on…

Do the benefits of testing on animals outweigh the costs?

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Elections in a digital age: combining technology and politics

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Home Office set to allow human-animal chimeras

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The Cribs – Burning For No One

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Conservatives try boldly to stabilise UKIP threat

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Following the ‘No’ vote, we must now respond with hope

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