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Mapping the effects of climate change on deadly diseases
Climate change may influence the prevalence of various deadly diseases.
(3 Aug 2015) » Mapping the effects of climate change on deadly diseases
The European directive for the protection of birds has been a success
The European directive for the protection of birds has had a positive impact on endangered
Scientists prove European bird protection law saves threatened species
The European Union’s Birds Directive – often believed to be one of the world’s most progressive and successful nature conservation laws – has had a huge impact in protecting Europe’s most threatened bird species – says new research by the RSPB (BirdLife’s UK partner), BirdLife International and
The underworld is going freelance: Why The Godfather's Mafia model is no longer viable
A research project into organised crime in Europe reveals a very
Hey dude, are you angry? Or is it just your red shirt?
Heads up, men: Pulling on a bright red shirt in the morning may change the way people perceive you throughout the day.
(18 May 2015) » Hey dude, are you angry? Or is it just your red shirt?
Fossil fuel divestment campaign is misdirected
On 8 October 2014 The Guardian newspaper reported that Glasgow University in the UK had become the first university in Europe to commit to divest £18 million (US$27 million) from the fossil fuel industry. Campaigners called it a ‘dramatic beachhead’.
(8 May 2015) » Fossil fuel divestment campaign is misdirected
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
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