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Open Access Government has a massive variety of Scientific Research and Innovation information that is available in this category.

This section explores the latest breakthroughs in all aspects of science: including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and Sociology. There is extensive research on psychological and social patterns that occur in everyday life.

Information is available on scientific policies that the government might adopt. Along with the changes and developments of global space policy. We cover the ongoing rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and cancer research breakthroughs along with countries and their own individual research priorities.

Within this category we explore the massive increase and growth in CBD research and production, there is a lot of interesting information available.

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Study with one million vaccinated people finds AstraZeneca is safe

The study, pre-printed in The Lancet, found that blood clots were far more common in people with COVID-19 than people vaccinated with AstraZeneca.
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Scientists reveal most-detailed image of Andromeda galaxy

This study, led by University of British Columbia physicist Sofia Fatigoni, is the first to capture such a clear image of the Andromeda galaxy.
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Researchers begin work on magnetic male contraceptive

Researchers have created biodegradable, magnetic nanomaterials that reduce the likelihood of lab mice having children for 30 days.
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Study finds heart donations from overdose deaths safe to use

According to the American Heart Association, a heart donor using illegal drugs or dying from an overdose does not make the resultant transplant unsafe.
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NASA telescope finds new evidence of water on Ganymede

Hubble recently found evidence of water vapour on Ganymede, Jupiter's moon - using a mix of new and old observations.
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Scientists say gaming can create “maladaptive” coping mechanism

A new study found that people who experience intense boredom and turn to smartphone gaming may be creating "maladaptive" coping mechanisms, which worsen their real-world problems.
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ESO telescope captures powerful images of nearby galaxies

The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (ESO's VLT) has captured new images of nearby galaxies, allowing scientists to locate the exact locations of young stars.
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New pandemic of antibiotic resistance makes pneumonia deadly

In Bangladesh, children are fighting a difficult battle to survive antibiotic resistance - now, mid-pandemic, pneumonia is becoming untreatable via normal drugs.
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Study reveals taking regular walks changes brain structure

New research suggests that regular walks can change brain structure - a team of scientists noticed changes in the prefrontal cortex, which improved participant concentration and memory.
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Study finds one in four LGBTQ youth identify as nonbinary

According to data from The Trevor Project, one in four LGBTQ youth in the US identify as non-binary - with the majority reporting that they use they/them pronouns.
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Natural pest control: Moving forward with biopesticides

Dr Joel R. Coats, Distinguished Professor of Entomology & Toxicology, explains biopesticides in the field of natural pest control.
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Sinovac vaccine performs at 83.5% in Phase Three trial

New data from Phase Three of the Sinovac vaccine trial shows that the drug is now performing at 83.5%.
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Rare meteorite could uncover secrets to life on Earth

Scientists are set to discover the origins of oceans and life on Earth from a rare meteorite that dates back 4.5 billion years ago. vv
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Scientists find rare genetic mutation which can cause epilepsy

A team at The University of Queensland, studying brain cells, discovered how a rare genetic mutation can cause epilepsy.
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Study finds natural immune response not effective against COVID variants

An Australian team found that antibodies created by infection with the virus are not effective against COVID variants - suggesting that vaccination gives stronger protection.
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Biobanks to support medical research focus

With the current focus on public health worldwide, Arthur Goudena, Marketing Manager of PHC Europe, explains how one of Europe’s leading biobanks plays a growing role in supporting medical research.
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Scientists find evidence of mysterious “free-floating” planets

Iain McDonald used NASA Kepler Space Telescope data to find evidence of a mysterious group of "free-floating" planets.
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Finnish scientists invent blood test for dementia

A new study by the University of Eastern Finland finds that a blood test could help to diagnose patients with frontotemporal dementia.
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UK scientists join NASA’s mission to investigate water on the Moon

A team of UK scientists from the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) RAL Space and the Open University (OU) are collaborating on the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA mission to investigate the occurrence and behaviour of water on the Moon.
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Oxford University launch clinical trial for HIV vaccine

The team will have results to discuss in April, 2022 - they nurse the hope that this HIV vaccine could stop different geographical strains, after 40 years of no cure.

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