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Emotion words in English books reflect trends in history and culture
Trends in emotion words in 20th century books in American and British English have been identified in new research.
Fragile Futures - Call for Submissions
Tipping Points researcher Marc Botha is guest editor of a new special issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies on fragility.
(12 Mar 2013) » More about Fragile Futures - Call for Submissions
Tipping Points - Uncovering the climate of the past in Greenland - Part 2
Scientists travel to Greenland to collect artefacts that will help them uncover the mystery of a rapid cooling event that took place in the North Atlantic around 5000 years ago. This will help to discover how the Earth's climate systems may change in the future.
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