Stonehenge tunnel plan gets go-ahead despite fears of ‘irreversible harm’

A controversial £1.7 billion plan to dig a road tunnel near Stonehenge has been given the go-ahead by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. The decision, announced by Transport Minister Andrew Stephenson, goes against the recommendations of planning officials, who warned it would cause “permanent, irreversible harm” to the World Heritage Site. The A303, which is a […]

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Researchers chronicle sex differences in origin of chronic pain at cellular level

Scientists in The University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for Advanced Pain Studies (CAPS) have furthered the understanding of how chronic pain functions differently in males and females, including identifying different ways pain begins at the cellular level. Researchers from the Department of Neuroscience in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) teamed up […]

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Europe agrees on stricter control of surveillance tech

The EU has announced an agreement to make the international sale of surveillance technology more transparent. These new rules create a framework for democratic countries in the EU, and an example to countries worldwide, to perform their due diligence regarding the humanitarian effects of their exported technology.The European Union announced today that surveillance technology used […]

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