The light in dark chocolate

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Abstract Obesity is one of the biggest challenges facing the developed world, so people are very aware about what they eat. Chocolate has always been labelled as one of the foods to avoid if you are intent on losing weight. However, chemicals found in dark chocolate – such as flavanoids and phenethylamine – are known […]

Cleodie C Swire, the Chief Editor of Young Scientists Journal received the Butrous Foundation Science prize 2012

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During the Speech day, King’s School Canterbury 5th July 2012     Cleodie C Swire, receiving her prize.( Speech day, King’s School Canterbury 5th July 2012)     Cleodie C Swire, traditional bowing to the attendees after receiving her prize.( Speech day, King’s School Canterbury 5th July 2012) Cleodie C Swire, with (from left, Sally […]

Brain trace found to 'detect autism'

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In a trial involving almost a thousand children, an EEG brain trace (used to record electrical brain activity) has shown differences between those with autism and those without. Scientists have found evidence from children aged from two to twelve, over thirty-three different EEG patterns. More work is needed to confirm it. To read more, see: […]