Genetics

Blood of King Albert I identified after 80 years

The death of King Albert I of Belgium in 1934—officially a climbing accident—still fuels speculation. Forensic geneticist Maarten Larmuseau and his colleagues at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium), have now compared ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The psychology of conspiracy theories

What makes a person more likely to believe in or create conspiracy theories—and whether that is related to mental illness—is the subject of new research from Victoria University of Wellington.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Wuhan lab at the heart of the US-China virus spat

The Chinese laboratory accused by top American officials of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases.

Neuroscience

Research pinpoints brain's 'Gullibility' center

(HealthDay)—Whether it's an email from an unknown gentleman on another continent pleading for money or a financial scammer selling a promising penny stock, the young and old tend to be more easily duped than middle-aged ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Wuhan lab at the core of a virus controversy

Nestled in the hilly outskirts of Wuhan, the city at the heart of the coronavirus crisis, a Chinese high-security biosafety laboratory is now the subject of US claims it may be the cradle of the pandemic.

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