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4D ultrasound study shows harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies | dailytelegraph.com.au

DRAMATIC ultrasound images show the harmful impacts of smoking on unborn babies.

(24 Mar 2015) » 4D ultrasound study shows harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies | dailytelegraph.com.au

Black Hole Storm Raging at Center of The Teacup Galaxy

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) found surprisingly energetic activity in what the Teacup

(11 Feb 2015) » Black Hole Storm Raging at Center of The Teacup Galaxy

Leaf blotch disease in wheat: the science solution

Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a "devastating" disease threatening wheat crops.

(8 Feb 2015) » Leaf blotch disease in wheat: the science solution

Free Speech Supporters Should Still Criticise Charlie Hebdo

I was first made aware of the horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo employees by my mother.

(22 Jan 2015) » Free Speech Supporters Should Still Criticise Charlie Hebdo

Sexual assault: Our univeristies are a 'national embarrassment'

British universities are some of the most historic places of learning in the world – but behind

(20 Jan 2015) » Sexual assault: Our univeristies are a 'national embarrassment'

‘Superman’ pill deaths spark calls for dangerous-drugs alert system

The Netherlands issued early warnings about lethal pills believed to have subsequently

(16 Jan 2015) » ‘Superman’ pill deaths spark calls for dangerous-drugs alert system

Durham University Is Building A Simulated Universe Inside A Super Computer

A team of scientists from Durham is building a universe in a box.

(16 Jan 2015) » Durham University Is Building A Simulated Universe Inside A Super Computer

France Frequent Target of Islamic Extremist Terrorism

LONDON— The shooting Wednesday in Paris at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that had published cartoons of the Muslim

(8 Jan 2015) » France Frequent Target of Islamic Extremist Terrorism

University honour for Archbishop

The Archbishop of Canterbury is to receive an honorary degree from Durham University, where he studied for ordination, it

(6 Jan 2015) » University honour for Archbishop

Universe Simulation Shows Galaxy Development Stretching Back 14 Billion Years

Researchers created a stunning simulation of the universe in which galaxies are created.

(2 Jan 2015) » Universe Simulation Shows Galaxy Development Stretching Back 14 Billion Years