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North York Moors, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales 'suitable for fracking'

The North York Moors, the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales are all suitable

(30 Apr 2015) » North York Moors, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales 'suitable for fracking'

Four parks 'suitable for fracking'

Most of the country's national parks are unsuitable for fracking because of their geology, a report has

(30 Apr 2015) » Four parks 'suitable for fracking'

How do bone cells grow in space?

Alvetex Scaffold technology, produced by Durham University spin-out company Reinnervate, allows cells to be grown in three dimensions

(15 Apr 2015) » How do bone cells grow in space?

Dark matter is really dark, but not totally dark: Scientists are dialing in the darkness

A few weeks ago, we reported that dark matter — the mysterious, quite unknowable stuff that makes up a large portion of the mass of

(15 Apr 2015) » Dark matter is really dark, but not totally dark: Scientists are dialing in the darkness

The galaxy collisions that shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dozens of cosmic collisions between massive clusters of galaxies have shed much-needed light

(26 Mar 2015) » The galaxy collisions that shed light on unseen parallel Universe

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

(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"

(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

(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'