In Australia, there were major protests in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane that focused on the treatment of indigenous Australians. There were also demonstrations in France, Germany, Spain and the UK. In Bristol, protesters tore down the statue of a 17th century slave trader and threw it into the harbour. … [Read more...] about George Floyd death: Why US protests are so powerful this time
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Follow-up scans at higher resolution helped visualise the growth pattern and even the perfectly preserved cell spaces inside the teeth's dentine – the layer of material that lies underneath the enamel of the tooth. … [Read more...] about Human teeth ‘first evolved 400million years ago’ in a bizarre armoured fish, X-ray analysis reveals
The report is published in the latest edition of the journal Social Science & Medicine and was based on data from France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Poland. … [Read more...] about Boomerang offspring damage parents’ wellbeing, study finds
Enough philosophising! After my brief and unintentional period of poly as a teen, I returned to serial monogamy, endeavouring to make each relationship I embarked upon the relationship, experiencing all the exciting, loved-up highs and all the weepy, heartbroken lows. Jealousy – mine and others’ – was often an issue. Also, in two instances, relationships began when I was asked to be monogamous. I would have preferred something more open, but this wasn’t on the table. Each time, I caved to my partner’s needs, because I cared, and because I felt guilty for even wanting something different. … [Read more...] about A tale of two lovers (or three, or four): the truth about polyamory
Now we have one less young adult in the house. A bedroom stands empty, colonised by dust and cats. One less mouth to feed. One less pair of feet stamping up and down the stairs. Perhaps I should celebrate. Isn’t this what we’ve been working towards and hoping for? But at the moment, I’m missing him too much to do more than worry. … [Read more...] about My youngest is leaving home but have I done enough to prepare him?