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Pioneering research has given a fascinating fresh insight into how animal nervous systems evolved from simple structures to become the complex network transmitting signals between different parts of the body.

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High stakes decision-making causes a little more cheating, a lot less charity, research shows

The age old adage of virtue being its own reward may not hold true in the corporate world – in fact, honourable acts could lead workers to behave more selfishly later on, new research has shown.

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Societies can remain distinct despite migration

Countries around the world can retain distinct cultures despite migration, new research shows.

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Innuendo alone can fuel conspiracy theories, research shows

Innuendo alone in news coverage can fuel belief in conspiracy theories, according to a new study.