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2014/10/25 07:08
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DRIVERS who drink as little as one pint of beer could find themselves in the dock under plans to lower the drink-drive limit in Scotland. But there are fears the plans could lead to courts facing a...
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2014/10/25 02:42
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Most people would be overjoyed to receive one of the MacArthur Foundation’s annual “genius grants” – around half a million dollars, no strings attached – but when Jared Diamond won his, in 1985, it...
2014/10/24 23:45
2014/10/24 23:45
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MINISTERS yesterday announced legislation to lower the drink-drive limit in Scotland from Friday, 5 December – three weeks before Christmas. The move confirms the Scottish Government’s plans to have...
2014/10/24 23:28
2014/10/24 23:28
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Clocks in the UK will go back by one hour on Sunday 26 October, bringing an end to British Summer Time, or Daylight Saving Time. The clocks change at 2am on the last sunday in October, meaning there...
2014/10/24 22:39
2014/10/24 22:39
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Frogs are well-known for being among the loudest amphibians, but new research indicates that the development of this trait followed another: bright coloration. Scientists have found that the telltale...
2014/10/24 13:38
2014/10/24 13:38
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Kate Middleton Shows Off Her Baby Bump Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends the Action on Addiction Autumn Gala evening at L'Anima on Oct. 23, 2014 in London, England. Kate Middleton Shows Off...
2014/10/24 11:39
2014/10/24 11:39
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Chemists at the University of Birmingham have found a new way to make nanostructured carbon using the waste product sawdust, according to research published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal...
2014/10/24 07:48
2014/10/24 07:48
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Employees who spend extended time on the road are susceptible to a range of hazards that the average desk-bound worker seldom encounters. And although an employer cannot spend every hour holding their...
2014/10/24 04:56
2014/10/24 04:56
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A mum has spoken of her horror after her son split his head open when he fell from equipment in a soft play area. Six-year-old Charlie Gillingham was playing on the monkey bars during a friend’s...
2014/10/24 02:10
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The new limit will bring Scotland into line with most of Europe, including Germany, France and Spain, while the current 80mg limit remains in place south of the Border. It comes more than two years...
2014/10/24 00:50
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The clocks go back on Sunday. But is it time for change? Could bringing clocks forward an hour have positive effects on road safety and mental health? Welcome to winter. Photograph: Thinkstock As...
2014/10/24 00:26
2014/10/24 00:26
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An existential risk is a potential disaster - envisaged as occurring in the foreseeable future - that would eliminate humanity altogether. In 2011, former UK Royal Astronomer and Royal Society head...
2014/10/23 18:56
2014/10/23 18:56
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Nations such as Russia, South Africa and the U.S. have long conducted research into how to make deadly germs even more deadly. And accidents at these research facilities have caused germs to escape,...
2014/10/23 18:42
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... study is the first field-based evidence to support what's called the 'encounter-dilution effect' acting in a vector-borne disease system with an experiment," said U of I researcher Bethany Krebs....
2014/10/23 14:39
2014/10/23 14:39
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With new nano-sized acoustic transmitters, scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the Turtle Foundation and Queen Mary University of London followed the pathways of...
2014/10/23 11:14
2014/10/23 11:14
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Earlier this year Google acquired DeepMind in the UK to expand the work that it is doing in artificial intelligence, and today the company announced that it is making some more significant moves to...
2014/10/23 06:09
2014/10/23 06:09
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The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland is close to completing its search for a team to spend the coldest and darkest months of the year on the Shiant Isles in the Outer...
2014/10/23 04:46
2014/10/23 04:46
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The annual meeting is a chance for Andrew Mackenzie to convince shareholders of his strategy and the merits of BHP's yet-to-be-named spin-off. The BHP Billiton board hosted its annual London drinks...
2014/10/23 04:27
2014/10/23 04:27
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Hair fungus clouds forensic evidence Related Stories Hairy facts The presence of fungi in hair samples is often misinterpreted in forensic investigations, say researchers. Their study, on the...
2014/10/23 03:37
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MH370 families want Putrajaya to release full cargo manifest Published: 23 October 2014 Data communication logs on missing flight MH370, released by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in Kuala...
2014/10/25 07:08
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