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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

(20 May 2015) » The underworld is going freelance: Why The Godfather's Mafia model is no longer viable

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?

Red clothing is too aggressive for job interviews, study reveals

JOB interview coming up?

(14 May 2015) » Red clothing is too aggressive for job interviews, study reveals

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

(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