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Supporting science, theology and philosophy research

Open Access Government unpacks the work of the John Templeton Foundation, in supporting research across the sciences as well as in the areas of theology and philosophy.
Open Access Government October 2022

Open Access Government October 2022

We welcome our October 2022 digital publication - this autumn we are bringing you extensive policy analysis, including health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, transport, finance, government, environment, agriculture, energy and much more Links to some of our high-profile editorial contributions can be found below: Developing Canadian leadership...
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You Don’t Get Me: Public Responses to Mood and Behaviour Monitoring Wearable Technology

A diverse group of researchers opted for a unique, unorthodox approach to gathering opinions on mental health, relationships and wearable technology that can monitor mood, behaviour and relationships.
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What can we learn from ancient footprints found on a Merseyside beach?

What can we learn from the discovery of hundreds of ancient footprints belonging to animals and humans on a Merseyside beach?
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Will CBD replace opioids?

America is gripped by opioid addiction and a dangerous opioid epidemic - could CBD be a viable replacement?
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Healing benefits of honey offers alternative to antimicrobial drugs

According to researchers, the healing benefits of honey are so promising that the sweet substance may replace antimicrobial drugs.
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Why the European scientific ecosystem must recognise smaller research infrastructures

If supported, small- and medium-sized research infrastructures have the potential to boost the resilience of European society.
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Consuming cranberries could improve memory and prevent dementia

Including cranberries in your diet has a whole host of benefits - it can improve memory and brain function, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and prevent dementia.
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Does eating earlier in the day aid weight loss?

“Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper” - is there any scientific evidence behind eating the bulk of daily calories early in the day to promote weight loss?

Planetary heist: how can planets get stolen by massive stars?

Research shows how Jupiter-sized planets can be stolen or captured by massive stars in what is colloquially described as a planetary heist.
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Developing Canadian leadership & excellence in science & innovation

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry of the Government of Canada, writes about developing Canadian Leadership and excellence in science and innovation.
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Rotating Lepton Model of Matter: European innovation potential

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, calls attention to building a pan-European innovation potential ecosystem in health served with top-notch infrastructures.
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Could reducing screen time slow down the aging process?

Excessive screen time is linked to obesity, psychological problems and even acceleration of aging - could reducing blue light really slow down the aging process?
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STEM: Wicked problems and the diversified team

Dr Larry Earnhart, Chair, Dept. of Quantitative Studies University Canada West, sheds light on wicked problems and the diversified team when it comes to STEM.
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The Tonga volcano eruption caused a 90-metre-high tsunami wave

The tsunami wave created by the Tonga volcano eruption reached over 90 metres in height, which is approximately nine times taller than the Japan tsunami in 2011.
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Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of monkeypox

Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of contracting monkeypox which is spread via sexual intercourse and skin-to-skin contact.
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Giants on the atomic landscape

Dr F. Barry Dunning, Sam and Helen Worden Professor of Physics at Rice University in Houston, explains some key discoveries about the structure of atoms.
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Been infected with Omicron? You probably didn’t even notice

Most people infected with Omicron probably didn't know that they had the virus as it is largely asymptomatic, says new study.
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Eco-friendly filter can remove microplastics in water

The world's first eco-friendly filter has been developed that can remove micro-to-nano-sized microplastics in water.
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How to tackle diet-resistant obesity and weight loss

The study that is reshaping the science of diet-resistant obesity by by promoting personalised weight loss programmes.

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