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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 27 September 2016Comedian of the Year. £10, book in advance, 7pm SCIENCE TALK: Understand how t
Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 27 September 2016
Londonist / Posted 11 hours ago
Comedian of the Year. £10, book in advance, 7pm SCIENCE TALK: Understand how the Zika virus develops with a talk by Imperial College London lecturer Dr Pierre Nouvellet at The Cittie of Yorke pub. Free, just turn up, 7pm AFTER HOURS ART:... Read more
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PhysOrg
Construction of world's most sensitive dark matter detector moves forwardfor WIMP detection, as demonstrated by the sensitivities achieved by ZEPLIN and
Construction of world's most sensitive dark matter detector moves forward
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
for WIMP detection, as demonstrated by the sensitivities achieved by ZEPLIN and LUX," said Professor Henrique Araujo from Imperial College London, who leads the project in the U.K. The SURF site shields the experiment from many particle types... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
Daily Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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Daily Record
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
Daily Record / Posted 12 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
York Daily Record / Posted 13 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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USA Today
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been st
Rosetta spacecraft to fling itself at comet in a suicide mission
USA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
“unusual to end a mission by actually crashing it into the thing you’ve been studying,” says Christopher Carr of Britain’s Imperial College London, who works on the mission. “We’ll be quite emotional when we finally see that last bit of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Great white sharks and tuna share predatory genetic traitscome up with the same molecular solution to help them hunt, through a process c
Great white sharks and tuna share predatory genetic traits
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
come up with the same molecular solution to help them hunt, through a process called convergent evolution. Researchers at Imperial College London found that despite the two animal groups evolving independently for up to 450 million years and their... Read more
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Times of Malta
Giving babies eggs, nuts early ‘may avert allergies’and peanuts should be among their first foods, said senior study author Robert
Giving babies eggs, nuts early ‘may avert allergies’
Times of Malta / Posted 21 hours ago
and peanuts should be among their first foods, said senior study author Robert Boyle, a paediatric allergy researcher at Imperial College London. But that’s not what many doctors recommend, he said. Feeding guidelines have moved away from... Read more
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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 26 September-2 October 2016even an Act of Parliament. £5, book in advance, 6.45pm SCIENCE TALK: Understan
Free And Cheap London Events: 26 September-2 October 2016
Londonist / Posted yesterday
even an Act of Parliament. £5, book in advance, 6.45pm SCIENCE TALK: Understand how the Zika virus develops with a talk by Imperial College London lecturer Dr Pierre Nouvellet at The Cittie of Yorke. Free, just turn up, 7pm TECHNOLOGY COMEDY:... Read more
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New York Post
This synthetic alcohol doesn’t give you a hangoverPrepare to increase your weekday drinking — a hangover-free alcohol could soon
This synthetic alcohol doesn’t give you a hangover
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Prepare to increase your weekday drinking — a hangover-free alcohol could soon be a reality. David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College in London, claims to have created a synthetic alcohol that allows consumers to avoid the nausea and headaches... Read more
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Calcutta News
Is “safe” drinking a possibility thanks to synthetic alcohol?effects of drinking - like hangovers and long-term liver damage. Dubbed “Alcos
Is “safe” drinking a possibility thanks to synthetic alcohol?
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
effects of drinking - like hangovers and long-term liver damage. Dubbed “Alcosynth,” the drug was developed by David Nutt, Imperial College neuropsychology professor and former government drug advisor. This compound mimics alcohol in that it... Read more
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Op-Ed News
There may finally be a cure for hangovers by 2050of the past come 2050, according to David Nutt. The former government drug advi
There may finally be a cure for hangovers by 2050
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
of the past come 2050, according to David Nutt. The former government drug advisor and neuropsychopharmacology professor at Imperial College in the United Kindom has created a synthetic drug for alcohol called alcosynth that might alleviate... Go... Read more
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Spalding Today
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Thame Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Horncastle Today / Posted 2 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Bury Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Aylesbury Today / Posted 3 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Luton Today
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Luton Today / Posted 3 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Banbury Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Louth Leader
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, mi
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”
Louth Leader / Posted 3 days ago
in 20 children in the United Kingdom has an allergy to foods such nuts, egg, milk or wheat. But research by scientists at Imperial College in London has found that giving infants peanut and egg from as young as four months of age can significantly... Read more
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Raw Story
There may finally be a cure for hangovers by 2050of the past come 2050, according to David Nutt. The former government drug advi
There may finally be a cure for hangovers by 2050
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
of the past come 2050, according to David Nutt. The former government drug advisor and neuropsychopharmacology professor at Imperial College in the United Kindom has created a synthetic drug for alcohol called alcosynth that might alleviate... Read more
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asianage
WhatsApp to delete all data till September 25information on users who haven’t opted out. These directions came on a PIL fil
WhatsApp to delete all data till September 25
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
information on users who haven’t opted out. These directions came on a PIL filed by Karmanya Singh Sareen, a second-year Imperial College London student, and Shreya Sethi, a final-year law student at Amity, who had challenged WhatsApp’s new... Read more
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The Indian Express
Delete user data until Sept 25 when you change privacy policy: Delhi HC to WhatsAppdirections were issued while disposing of the PIL to block sharing of informati
Delete user data until Sept 25 when you change privacy policy: Delhi HC to WhatsApp
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
directions were issued while disposing of the PIL to block sharing of information between WhatsApp and Facebook. Imperial College, London student Karmanya Singh Sareen and Amity Law College student Shreya Sethi had moved the high court in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The world may soon get hangover-free alcoholbrain, and can mimic them. And by not touching the bad areas, we don't have the
The world may soon get hangover-free alcohol
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
brain, and can mimic them. And by not touching the bad areas, we don't have the bad effects." Nutt, who is a professor at Imperial College in London, is currently testing two versions of the drink but notes that the high costs of funding research... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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Daily Record
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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Business Wire
ASIT biotech maakt haar halfjaarresultaten voor 2016 en haar klinische vooruitgang bekendin dit kader aangesteld, met name: Dr. Vincent Bille als vice-president Produc
ASIT biotech maakt haar halfjaarresultaten voor 2016 en haar klinische vooruitgang bekend
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
in dit kader aangesteld, met name: Dr. Vincent Bille als vice-president Productie & Controle; Dr. Mohamed Shamji van het Imperial College of London, als wetenschappelijk adviseur voor de ontdekking van nieuwe kandidaat-geneesmiddelen en voor de... Read more
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Business Wire
ASIT biotech Presents Its Results for the First Half of 2016 and Its Recent Clinical Breakthroughsexperts: Dr. Vincent Bille as Vice President of Manufacturing & Controls; Dr.
ASIT biotech Presents Its Results for the First Half of 2016 and Its Recent Clinical Breakthroughs
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
experts: Dr. Vincent Bille as Vice President of Manufacturing & Controls; Dr. Mohamed Shamji, from Imperial College London, as Scientific Advisor for the discovery of new drug candidates and for preclinical... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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USA Today
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? Davi
Could synthetic alcohol make hangovers a thing of the past?
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
What’s the harm in one more drink if you know you can avoid the hangover? David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College London, has made headlines for years with his “alcosynth,” a synthetic alcohol that gives the drinker the euphoric effects of... Read more
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International Business Times
Have no direction in life? Don't worry, neither does the universechance it is not uniform in its entire observable 93 billion light-years. Scie
Have no direction in life? Don't worry, neither does the universe
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
chance it is not uniform in its entire observable 93 billion light-years. Scientists from University College London and Imperial College London used maps of cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation – the light that was produced just after the... Read more
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International Business Times
Raise your glasses to booze wthout the hangover – thanks to BrexitThey even go into something as clear as a Tom Collins. One is pretty tasteless,
Raise your glasses to booze wthout the hangover – thanks to Brexit
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
They even go into something as clear as a Tom Collins. One is pretty tasteless, the other has a bitter taste." The Imperial College professor said the substance, a derivative of anti-anxiety drug benzodiazepine, is being developed so it... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher helping to tackle the world's water challengesof Manchester, worked with colleagues at FAO, the Water for Food Global Institu
Researcher helping to tackle the world's water challenges
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
of Manchester, worked with colleagues at FAO, the Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (WFI) and Imperial College London to develop an open-source version of this tool, called AquaCrop-OS, which can be downloaded for free... Read more
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PhysOrg
Great white sharks and tuna share genetics that makes them super predatorsCredit: Imperial College London Despite evolving separately for 400 million yea
Great white sharks and tuna share genetics that makes them super predators
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: Imperial College London Despite evolving separately for 400 million years, some sharks and tuna share genetic traits linked to higher metabolism and quick swimming behaviour. Tuna fish and the lamnid group of sharks, which includes great... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Hangover-free alcohol’ could replace all regular alcohol, says David Nuttof alcohol but doesn’t cause a dry mouth, nausea and a throbbing head, accordin
'Hangover-free alcohol’ could replace all regular alcohol, says David Nutt
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
of alcohol but doesn’t cause a dry mouth, nausea and a throbbing head, according to its creator Professor David Nutt. The Imperial College Professor and former government drugs advisor told The Independent he has patented around 90 different... Read more
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express
Hangover-free alcohol is HERE: Experts predict the end of sickness or headaches for GOODpeople will be able to enjoy the social effect of a few drinks, minus a hangove
Hangover-free alcohol is HERE: Experts predict the end of sickness or headaches for GOOD
express / Posted 3 days ago
people will be able to enjoy the social effect of a few drinks, minus a hangover. Professor David Nutt, a professor at Imperial College and creator of alcosynth, hopes it can completely replace normal alcohol by 2050.Related articles Drinking... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Meteorite lands in Surrey': Is this the War of the Worlds?anonymous bystander from our previous post has given us some more interesting c
'Meteorite lands in Surrey': Is this the War of the Worlds?
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
anonymous bystander from our previous post has given us some more interesting comments. He tells us he studied biology at Imperial College in London and for a brief time worked as a chemist in Midhurst, West Sussex, where he was also a teacher at... Read more
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The Register
Cosmology is safe and the Universe is one giant version of the Barbicanall predictions based on the principle would be wrong. To test the theory, sci
Cosmology is safe and the Universe is one giant version of the Barbican
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
all predictions based on the principle would be wrong. To test the theory, scientists from University College London and Imperial College London analysed the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) left over from the energetic blast of the Big... Read more
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New Kerala
Universe has no direction: Scientists - newkerala.com #122720as we found an enormous number of ways the Universe can be anisotropic," collab
Universe has no direction: Scientists - newkerala.com #122720
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
as we found an enormous number of ways the Universe can be anisotropic," collaborating author Stephen Feeney from Imperial College London added. The researchers calculated the odds that "the universe prefers one direction over another at... Read more
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International Business Times
BoE need not cut interest rates nearer to 0% to battle Brexit storm, says Kristin Forbesat 0.25%, was good enough to prevent the economy from slipping into a recession
BoE need not cut interest rates nearer to 0% to battle Brexit storm, says Kristin Forbes
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
at 0.25%, was good enough to prevent the economy from slipping into a recession. This was revealed during her speech at the Imperial College London on Thursday (22 September). Forbes, who is also a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of... Read more
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