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International Business Times
Stephen Hawking attacks Conservatives for 'underfunding and privatising' the NHS to policies pursued by Conservatives since their 2010 election win. Hawking's
International Business Times / Posted 46 minutes ago
to policies pursued by Conservatives since their 2010 election win. Hawking's comments were made ahead of a speech at the Royal Society of Medicine on 19 August about how he owes his long life and professional achievements to the health... Read more
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metro
Stephen Hawking accuses Tories of wrecking his beloved NHS since 2010Ian Watkins' paedophile warnings The author of A Brief History of Time was spe
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Ian Watkins' paedophile warnings The author of A Brief History of Time was speaking ahead of a keynote speech at the Royal Society of Medicine on Saturday which will single out health secretary Jeremy Hunt for criticism. He told the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A national languages policy for New ZealandAuckland University of Technology in partnership with TESOLANZ, Asia New Zealan
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Auckland University of Technology in partnership with TESOLANZ, Asia New Zealand Foundation, COMET Auckland, NZALT, Victoria University of Wellington and Royal Society Te Apārangi. Follow Scoop on Facebook Follow Scoop on Twitter LATEST HEAD... Read more
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Reality TV World
Rescued seal pup given 'Game of Thrones' nicknameA baby seal adopted the monicker of a ADVERTISEMENT Will Galvin of the Royal S
Reality TV World / Posted yesterday
A baby seal adopted the monicker of a ADVERTISEMENT Will Galvin of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals responded to the beach in Cymru after receiving reports of a lethargic male seal pup that was unable to move its left... Read more
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redOrbit
Meet Patagotitan- the biggest dinosaur ever knownthat it could not be confined to a single room at the museum. The creature was
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
that it could not be confined to a single room at the museum. The creature was named in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. “When first news of the finding came out in 2013, the dig was still active,” lead author Dr. José... Read more
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The Columbian
Patagotitan heavyweight champion of dinosaursof the Egidio Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
of the Egidio Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Samuel Marsden Students Excelthat could benefit New Zealand’s economic, environmental and social wealth and
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
that could benefit New Zealand’s economic, environmental and social wealth and wellbeing. Neakiry was also selected by the Royal Society as one of five students to attend the 11th Asian Science Camp in Malaysia. During the weeklong event, Neakiry... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Fears that Sally, Norfolk’s rare Montagu’s harrier, killeddead. Picture: RSPB She was last seen near her nesting site on August 6 before
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
dead. Picture: RSPB She was last seen near her nesting site on August 6 before her satellite tracker went dead. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) said it was “a major blow for this species in the UK”. Sally and her mate... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Drug deaths in Derbyshire up 12 per cent over three-year periodand carers who are living with, or supporting, someone with a substance misuse
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
and carers who are living with, or supporting, someone with a substance misuse issue." Ed Morrow, drugs policy lead at the Royal Society for Public Health, said: "It should come as no surprise that drug deaths in England and Wales are continuing to... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Farewell to guardian of our Peak moorlandthe area is something the ranger service will find difficult to replace." Dave
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 2 days ago
the area is something the ranger service will find difficult to replace." Dave O'Hara is Dovestone site manager for the Royal Society of Protection of Birds, based in Uppermill. He said: "Whether it was investigating incidents of fly-tipping,... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Farewell to guardian of our Peak moorlandthe area is something the ranger service will find difficult to replace." Dave
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the area is something the ranger service will find difficult to replace." Dave O'Hara is Dovestone site manager for the Royal Society of Protection of Birds, based in Uppermill. He said: "Whether it was investigating incidents of fly-tipping,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stunning visual effects of 'crown shyness'since it was first observed in the 1920s Writing in a paper published in the j
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
since it was first observed in the 1920s Writing in a paper published in the journal Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society B, Dr Franco said: 'Failure to "recognise" the presence of a neighbour module may result in physical damage by... Read more
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Scotsman
Suppliers unite in support of £2bn Scottish wind farmcoast of Scotland. The organisations supportive of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG)
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
coast of Scotland. The organisations supportive of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) project have written an open letter to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland calling on it to abandon further court action aimed at delaying the... Read more
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Scotsman
Suppliers unite in support of Neart na Gaoithe wind farmcoast of Scotland. The organisations supportive of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG)
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
coast of Scotland. The organisations supportive of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) project have written an open letter to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland calling on it to abandon further court action aimed at delaying the... Read more
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SKY News
Freak dinosaur may be the missing linkthe family of two-legged meat eaters that included the T rex and Velociraptor.
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
the family of two-legged meat eaters that included the T rex and Velociraptor. However, new research published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters, suggests Chilesaurus could have actually belonged to the ornithischia - herbivorous... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sea bird colonies threat fear prompts conservation charity to take fight over Scots wind farms to Supreme CourtGaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, consented to be built off the East coast of S
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, consented to be built off the East coast of Scotland, has joined forces to appeal to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland to abandon further court action aimed at delaying the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Environmental survey on A6 £160m expansion not fit for purpose, court hearsterritory when these swans come in to land," he said. However, Paul McLaughlin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
territory when these swans come in to land," he said. However, Paul McLaughlin, for the Department stressed how the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) was consulted and concluded that the scheme will not have an adverse... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Your Instagram Posts May Offer Warning Signs Of Depressiona filter applied. When depressed participants used filters, they favoured conve
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
a filter applied. When depressed participants used filters, they favoured converting colour photos to black and white. The Royal Society for Public Health just released a report containing what you already knew about social media. It ain't good for... Read more
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CBS News
Is Instagram going too far to protect our feelings?inclusion, and more kindness." Some of the biggest targets of online bullying
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
inclusion, and more kindness." Some of the biggest targets of online bullying are younger people. A study by the Royal Society for Public Health in the U.K. this spring argued that Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer’s? Some researchers think sohad a physiological basis, rather than being infectious diseases — was met with
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
had a physiological basis, rather than being infectious diseases — was met with extreme skepticism, even hostility. The Royal Society wrote that his work — which also paved the way for a breakthrough in stomach cancer — “produced one of the most... Read more
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express
Learner drivers will soon be let loose on Britain's Motorways as part new driving testis a sensible and measured solution Neil Greig, IAM RoadSmart There plan was
express / Posted 4 days ago
is a sensible and measured solution Neil Greig, IAM RoadSmart There plan was met with a positive response by The Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents and the Approved Driving Instructors National Joint Council with the latter saying... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Dinosaur WEIGHING the same as a Boeing 737 is biggest ever foundin 2010. The titan of Patagonia is described in scientific detail for the first
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
in 2010. The titan of Patagonia is described in scientific detail for the first time in this week’s Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The study also sheds new light on how and when dinosaurs went from big to truly... Read more
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birminghammail
Leeds Festival delays plans to allow revellers to test drugstent. They are then told what is in the drugs before The Loop destroys whatever
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
tent. They are then told what is in the drugs before The Loop destroys whatever was handed over. Earlier this year the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) said testing facilities should be "standard" at festivals so revellers can test the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lord Smith: How to make the journey from Maryhill to the House of LordsAn honorary fellow of, among others, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Roy
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
An honorary fellow of, among others, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, plain old Robert Smith was given a knighthood in 1999 before Sir Robert became Lord Smith nine years later. He has since picked up an... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
OBITUARY: Globetrotting Jack Talling dies aged 88the FBA. The importance and quality of Mr Talling's science as a master limnolo
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
the FBA. The importance and quality of Mr Talling's science as a master limnologist was recognised with his election to the Royal Society in 1978 and his award by the International Society of Limnology of the Naumann-Thienemann medal in 1989. Mr... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Which dinosaur is the biggest? There's a new contender - and it's alarmingly large.did not have an official scientific name - until now. A report published Wedne
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
did not have an official scientific name - until now. A report published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. calls it Patagotitan mayorum. "Patagotitan" can be interpreted as "giant from Patagonia," and "mayorum" is a... Read more
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Business Standard India
The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War Ia physiologist, and a rather good one at that, having been elected a fellow of
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
a physiologist, and a rather good one at that, having been elected a fellow of the prestigious scientific organisation the Royal Society in 1913. So what had enticed him from the relative safety of his laboratory in Cambridge into the air and,... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Wildlife expert Chris Packham joins hundreds at RSPB Rainham event to protect Hen Harriers from poachingfronted Bafta-winning BBC One children’s programme The Really Wild Show and pre
Romford Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
fronted Bafta-winning BBC One children’s programme The Really Wild Show and presents BBC Two’s Springwatch, supported the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’ (RSPB) Hen Harrier Day on Saturday, August 5. The spectacular birds of prey are... Read more
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Columbia Star
Trainers visit S.C.’s original native dogBeasley gets attention from Sasha, an enchanting and affectionate New Guinea Si
Columbia Star / Posted 8 days ago
Beasley gets attention from Sasha, an enchanting and affectionate New Guinea Singing Dog. In 2013, a study published by the Royal Society of Biological Sciences examined DNA evidence that suggests the Carolina Dog has pre-Columbian origins. Dr.... Read more
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Columbia Star
PetsBeasley gets attention from Sasha, an enchanting and affectionate New Guinea Si
Columbia Star / Posted 8 days ago
Beasley gets attention from Sasha, an enchanting and affectionate New Guinea Singing Dog. In 2013, a study published by the Royal Society of Biological Sciences examined DNA evidence that suggests the Carolina Dog has pre-Columbian origins. Dr.... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Newsmax
Patagotitan Mayorum Was Largest Dinosaur, Study Saysearly 2016. Scientists, though, had not described it in detail until its study
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
early 2016. Scientists, though, had not described it in detail until its study released this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Researchers believe, according to Newsweek, that there was likely "one major event" that allowed the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
East Anglian recruitment firm Just Recruitment claims ‘industry first’ with offer of employee perks to tempswider Just Recruitment community,” he said. He cited the recent Taylor Review
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
wider Just Recruitment community,” he said. He cited the recent Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, carried out by Royal Society for the Arts chief executive Matthew Taylor, which said well-run firms recognised the importance of the people... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Block Social Sites For Your Own Damn Good The Royal Society for Public Health just released a report containing what yo
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
The Royal Society for Public Health just released a report containing what you already knew about social media: It ain't good for you. Image credit: Sam Woolley The report, titled "#StatusOfMind:... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Break Your Boredom Shopping Habits With These Trickscombat social media addiction, but it will also prove itself useful for abruptl
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
combat social media addiction, but it will also prove itself useful for abruptly killing midnight treks through eBay. The Royal Society for Public Health just released a report containing what you already knew about social media. It ain't good for... Read more
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express
Top self help books for summerand a feeling that the author is talking directly to the reader,” says Terence
express / Posted 9 days ago
and a feeling that the author is talking directly to the reader,” says Terence Watts, a psychotherapist and fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. “Choose one written by an expert in that fi eld, follow the exercises, stick with the book to the... Read more
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Mashable
The largest animal ever to walk the Earth gets a namewalk the Earth finally has a name. It's called Patagotitan mayorum, according
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
walk the Earth finally has a name. It's called Patagotitan mayorum, according to a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The titanosaur weighed 76 tons and stretched 122 feet long. To put that in perspective, National Geographic... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here's where you should run and hidecrunched the numbers and helped figure out just that in a 2014 study published
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
crunched the numbers and helped figure out just that in a 2014 study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences. Likewise, government agencies and other organizations have also... Read more
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New York Post
New dinosaur species makes T-Rex look like a munchkinFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
This Could Be The Biggest Dinosaur Ever Found — And It's Finally Got A Namethere's one thing the big guy hasn't had: a proper scientific name. In a paper
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
there's one thing the big guy hasn't had: a proper scientific name. In a paper published in the journalProceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers finally decided what to call this new species of prehistoric colossus: Patagotitan... Read more
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CNET
Biggest dinosaur ever found gets a suitably epic namea new, previously unknown species. The archaeology team published its study on
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
a new, previously unknown species. The archaeology team published its study on the fossils today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B journal in a paper titled "A new giant titanosaur sheds light on body mass evolution among sauropod... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dinosaur that weighed the same as a Boeing 737 is biggest ever foundin 2010. The titan of Patagonia is described in scientific detail for the first
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
in 2010. The titan of Patagonia is described in scientific detail for the first time in this week’s Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The study also sheds new light on how and when dinosaurs went from big to truly... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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DW
Your cat is killing the Earth - but you can prevent it |Sarah Elliott, central veterinary officer with Cats Protection, said in a press
DW / Posted 9 days ago
Sarah Elliott, central veterinary officer with Cats Protection, said in a press release. In the same vein, the UK's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) believes that most of the birds killed by cats would have died anyway before... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Here’s the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanFeruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tue
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The researchers named the dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum after the Patagonia region where it was found and... Read more
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