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Pasadena Weekly
'Point of No Return'Over the summer, scientists found that the Greenland Ice Sheet is receding and
'Point of No Return'
Pasadena Weekly / Posted yesterday
Over the summer, scientists found that the Greenland Ice Sheet is receding and shaking, due to earthquakes generated not by faults, but by the “calving” of gigantic icebergs, a process which is accelerating the massive glacier’s already alarming rate... Read more
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walesonline
History students...fancy being tutored by a Wolf Hall expert?A picture from the BBC drama Wolf Hall Expert on the Tudors, Medici and Borgia
History students...fancy being tutored by a Wolf Hall expert?
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
A picture from the BBC drama Wolf Hall Expert on the Tudors, Medici and Borgias She answered questions about everything from the shape of Tudor coffins to what sort of hat a cardinal should wear on various occasions. And she also researched in... Read more
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walesonline
Investment into clinical research and development in Welsh hospitals announcedA £5.7m investment into clinical research and development in Wales has been ann
Investment into clinical research and development in Welsh hospitals announced
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
A £5.7m investment into clinical research and development in Wales has been announced by Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething. The funding will be used to support three clinical trial units in Bangor, Cardiff and Swansea Universities over three... Read more
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walesonline
More Welsh students winning place at university than ever beforeMore Welsh students than ever before have won a place at university this year,
More Welsh students winning place at university than ever before
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
More Welsh students than ever before have won a place at university this year, latest figures have shown. Data compiled by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) found that 19,010 Welsh students had been accepted into higher... Read more
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walesonline
Tributes to Swansea Students' Union worker Ben Rees who died in Berlin“Ben lived his life to the full, fair and just, always looking for the best in
Tributes to Swansea Students' Union worker Ben Rees who died in Berlin
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
“Ben lived his life to the full, fair and just, always looking for the best in people.” Three days exploring the capital city They had spent three days exploring the city and were enjoying a night out when Ben collapsed. Ben died at the Berlin... Read more
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walesonline
Less than a month to go until opening of Swansea University's £450m Bay CampusSwansea University’s new £450m Bay Campus, one of the few university sites in t
Less than a month to go until opening of Swansea University's £450m Bay Campus
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Swansea University’s new £450m Bay Campus, one of the few university sites in the world with its own beach and seaside promenade, is less than a month away from opening – a little over two years since building work on the ambitious project... Read more
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walesonline
The Welsh rugby side that travelled to play in Russia at height of the Cold WarAn intriguing documentary on S4C on Sunday night, Y Gêm Gudd: Llanelli v USSR (
The Welsh rugby side that travelled to play in Russia at height of the Cold War
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
An intriguing documentary on S4C on Sunday night, Y Gêm Gudd: Llanelli v USSR (The Covert Game: Llanelli v USSR), looks at the highly unusual tour behind the Iron Curtain and hears from players involved and their families. The programme also... Read more
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walesonline
Armies of bugs and fungi will be used by a hi-tech Swansea firm to attack plant bugs Welsh scientists plan to use bugs and fungi to give us safer fruit and vegA high-tech company is to enlist armies of bacteria and fungi in the war agains
Armies of bugs and fungi will be used by a hi-tech Swansea firm to attack plant bugs Welsh scientists plan to use bugs and fungi to give us safer fruit and veg
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
A high-tech company is to enlist armies of bacteria and fungi in the war against common plant pests to give us safer fruit and veg at the supermarket without harming the environment. Swansea-based Bionema Ltd has been created to come up with... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea University loses second head of school in a monthSwansea University has been rocked by the sudden departure of its second senior
Swansea University loses second head of school in a month
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Swansea University has been rocked by the sudden departure of its second senior leader in a month, it has emerged. Prof Bonet, whose association with Swansea University dates back to 1986, has been appointed deputy vice-chancellor for research and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Students working in sex trade to pay university tuition fees should be PUNISHEDStaff believe discipline porn stars, escorts and even glamour models if they ar
Students working in sex trade to pay university tuition fees should be PUNISHED
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Staff believe discipline porn stars, escorts and even glamour models if they are caught. Research conducted by the Student Sex Worker Project at Swansea University showed that staff at universities in Wales believed students should be chastised for... Read more
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walesonline
Is this the of the timid mouse? A new breed of "brainy" mice less afraid of cats than ordinary mice Welsh scientists have helped create new less timid less cat fearing miceThe phrase “timid as a mouse” could be a thing of the past as researchers in Wa
Is this the of the timid mouse? A new breed of "brainy" mice less afraid of cats than ordinary mice Welsh scientists have helped create new less timid less cat fearing mice
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
The phrase “timid as a mouse” could be a thing of the past as researchers in Wales claim to have created a new race of “supermice” that are more intelligent, less anxious and less able to recall fear than ordinary mice. Swansea University’s Medical... Read more
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Swansea City FC
Swansea University to sponsor Liberty Stadium's West StandThe Liberty Stadium's West Stand will be sponsored by Swansea University for th
Swansea University to sponsor Liberty Stadium's West Stand
Swansea City FC / Posted 14 days ago
The Liberty Stadium's West Stand will be sponsored by Swansea University for the next three seasons. Swansea Stadium Management Company has confirmed the new agreement which will run until the end of the 2017-18 campaign. The university joins other... Read more
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The Star
ECER on track with investmentsPUTRAJAYA: The East Coast Econo­mic Region attracted RM78bil in investments and
ECER on track with investments
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: The East Coast Econo­mic Region attracted RM78bil in investments and created 76,120 job opportunities between 2007 and end-June this year. The investments – domestic and foreign – represent 71% of the 2020 target of RM110bil, said ECER... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
ECER draws RM78 billion investments, creates 76,120 jobs Published: 13 August 2015 2:48 PM Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is a
ECER draws RM78 billion investments, creates 76,120 jobs
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 2:48 PM Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is also the East Coast Economic Region Development Council chairman. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 13, 2015.The... Read more
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Denver Post
ASMR: YouTube's tingly sensation still unexplained by scienceShe whispers to you as she takes a pink cloth to your cheeks. The cloth touches
ASMR: YouTube's tingly sensation still unexplained by science
Denver Post / Posted 15 days ago
She whispers to you as she takes a pink cloth to your cheeks. The cloth touches the edges of the camera lens, and the mic picks up the soft brushing sound. "And we'll get your nose," she breathes as she gently swipes down the center of the video's... Read more
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walesonline
Child health targeted in plan to cut rise in diabetes in WalesThere are an estimated 177,212 people suffering with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
Child health targeted in plan to cut rise in diabetes in Wales
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
There are an estimated 177,212 people suffering with type 1 and type 2 diabetes across Wales. But Diabetes UK Cymru fears this number will increase to 288,000 in just a decade should current trends continue. Importance of diet and physical... Read more
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PhysOrg
Glacial earthquakes may help forecast sea-level riseA rift opens near the front of Greenland’s Helheim glacier. Credit: Meredith Ne
Glacial earthquakes may help forecast sea-level rise
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
A rift opens near the front of Greenland’s Helheim glacier. Credit: Meredith Nettles It is only recently that scientists learned of the existence of glacial earthquakes–measurable seismic rumblings produced as massive chunks fall off the fronts of... Read more
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walesonline
The advice we wish were were given after our A-level resultsYears from now, and with the luxury of hindsight, you will be able to put exam
The advice we wish were were given after our A-level results
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
Years from now, and with the luxury of hindsight, you will be able to put exam results into context. Some well-known Welsh names and people in the know shared some of the best nuggets of advice they ever received, and what they wished they knew when... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Internet Addiction May Weaken Your Immune System: StudyLONDON: Spending too much time online may increase your risk of catching a cold
Internet Addiction May Weaken Your Immune System: Study
SiliconIndia / Posted 17 days ago
LONDON: Spending too much time online may increase your risk of catching a cold or the flu as excessive internet use can damage the immune function, a new study has claimed. Scientists from Swansea and Milan Universities found that people who have... Read more
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walesonline
Top universities team up to tackle 'lad culture' on campusNine top universities, including Cardiff, are leading a campaign to end “lad cu
Top universities team up to tackle 'lad culture' on campus
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
Nine top universities, including Cardiff, are leading a campaign to end “lad culture” on campus. Cardiff will join Oxford University, Kings College London, London School of Economics, University of Warwick, Leeds University, Queen Mary’s University... Read more
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New Kerala
Internet addiction may weaken your immune system Spending too much time online can damage your immune function, warns a new st
Internet addiction may weaken your immune system
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Spending too much time online can damage your immune function, warns a new study. People with greater levels of internet addiction problems are 30 percent more likely to catch colds and flu than... Read more
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Daily Mail
How washing your hands does ward off colds: Those prompted to wash reported fewer infections, study finds Spread of viru
How washing your hands does ward off colds
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
: Those prompted to wash reported fewer infections, study finds Spread of viruses could be slowed if people are encouraged to wash hands People prompted via internet to wash were less likely to become... Read more
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Daily Mail
How being addicted to the internet could make you sick: Too much time online weakens the immune system, increasing the risk of colds
How being addicted to the internet could make you sick
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
: Too much time online weakens the immune system, increasing the risk of colds and flu People addicted to the internet are more at risk of colds and flu Average time online was six hours a day,... Read more
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walesonline
Rugby and football stars should learn from animals in the wild say expertsFootball and rugby stars could learn a thing or two about evading opponents by
Rugby and football stars should learn from animals in the wild say experts
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Football and rugby stars could learn a thing or two about evading opponents by studying animals in the wild and the daily “game of death” played out in the wild in places like the African savannahs. That’s the view of zoologist Professor Rory Wilson... Read more
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walesonline
Ever wondered why you’re getting so many colds? Could be too much internet!Ever wondered why you’re getting so many colds? Researchers say it could be due
Ever wondered why you’re getting so many colds? Could be too much internet!
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
Ever wondered why you’re getting so many colds? Researchers say it could be due to spending too long online. Welsh scientists have found people who have greater levels of internet addiction problems reported catching more colds and flu bugs than... Read more
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walesonline
Military ethos schools have 'real positive impact' on educationA study carried out by Swansea University suggests providing a military ethos i
Military ethos schools have 'real positive impact' on education
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
A study carried out by Swansea University suggests providing a military ethos in schools can provide a positive impact on primary and secondary education in the UK. The study is the first of its kind and is due to be published in the Journal of... Read more
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walesonline
Rory Thornton signs first professional contract with the OspreysThornton, who is still just 20 and is currently part of Wales' 47-man training
Rory Thornton signs first professional contract with the Ospreys
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
Thornton, who is still just 20 and is currently part of Wales' 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup, has penned a deal which will take him up to the end of the 2017/18 season. “This has always been my first goal, to sign a professional... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea University's School of Management in 'serious disarray'A controversial management school is in “serious disarray” and could take many
Swansea University's School of Management in 'serious disarray'
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
A controversial management school is in “serious disarray” and could take many years to recover its tainted reputation, academics have warned. The School of Management has courted controversy since the appointment of Professor Nigel Piercy as... Read more
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Independent
Robert Macmillan: Automotive engineer and senior figure in the motor industry who made crucial contributions to car safetyIn the 1970s, faced with reduced government support for research associations,
Robert Macmillan: Automotive engineer and senior figure in the motor industry who made crucial contributions to car safety
Independent / Posted 30 days ago
In the 1970s, faced with reduced government support for research associations, Macmillan transformed MIRA into a successful commercial research organisation. After MIRA he moved to Cranfield Institute of Technology and wrote The Dynamics of Vehicle... Read more
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The Star
Benefits of learning Maths and Science in EnglishLOOKING back, I had one of the most enjoyable learning experiences in school wh
Benefits of learning Maths and Science in English
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
LOOKING back, I had one of the most enjoyable learning experiences in school where my teachers taught Mathematics and Science in English. Growing up in a multiracial society, the English language was a common ground for many of us to converse with... Read more
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Daily Mail
David Cameron demands answers over disgraced peer Lord SewelPolice raid London flat where disgraced peer Lord Sewel snorted cocaine with ca
David Cameron demands answers over disgraced peer Lord Sewel
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Police raid London flat where disgraced peer Lord Sewel snorted cocaine with call girls as he asks for a leave of absence from House of Lords Seven officers raided disgraced peer Lord Sewel's London flat tonight He was filmed snorting cocaine with... Read more
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walesonline
£600m shake up of hospital services for south-west Wales revealedAmbitious £600m plans to re-shape the way hospital services are delivered in so
£600m shake up of hospital services for south-west Wales revealed
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
Ambitious £600m plans to re-shape the way hospital services are delivered in south-west Wales have been revealed. Under the new proposals by a new, joint health group ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health), Swansea’s Morriston Hospital would... Read more
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Daily Mail
Married peer 'filmed snorting white substance with two prostitutes'Pictured: Moment disgraced British baron was caught snorting cocaine with $300-
Married peer 'filmed snorting white substance with two prostitutes'
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Pictured: Moment disgraced British baron was caught snorting cocaine with $300-a-night prostitute during sordid romp. Peer resigns and faces police probe but he can STILL claim $450-a-day allowance The Sun on Sunday has released footage of disgraced... Read more
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Daily Mail
Calls for Lord Sewel to be expelled from ParliamentKick out the cocaine peer: Calls for disgraced Lord Sewel to be expelled from P
Calls for Lord Sewel to be expelled from Parliament
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Kick out the cocaine peer: Calls for disgraced Lord Sewel to be expelled from Parliament as he is reported to police over video of him snorting drugs and telling call girls 'I want to be led astray' Lord Sewel, 69, filmed snorting cocaine with... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea University student dies suddenly while in AustraliaA Swansea University student has died suddenly while away in Australia. The Fo
Swansea University student dies suddenly while in Australia
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
A Swansea University student has died suddenly while away in Australia. The Foreign Office has confirmed Vicky Atlay, 20, died on Tuesday, July 21, after travelling to the country at the weekend ahead of a year-long trip. “We are providing consular... Read more
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walesonline
Plans for £100m new SA1 campus in Swansea to be showcasedThe University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is to display its £100m pla
Plans for £100m new SA1 campus in Swansea to be showcased
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is to display its £100m plans for the” Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter” in the city’s SA1 development. The event at the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea will involve artist’s impressions of the... Read more
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walesonline
'It's such a different job to anything else' A Welsh miner's story on travelling to Yorkshire for work and his pride at being one of the last to down his toolsIt was their love for the job and their desire to hang onto the industry that l
'It's such a different job to anything else' A Welsh miner's story on travelling to Yorkshire for work and his pride at being one of the last to down his tools
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
It was their love for the job and their desire to hang onto the industry that led to seven miners from south Wales travelling up to north Yorkshire to work in the last deep coal mine left in Britain. And for one of those men, Carwyn Donovan, while... Read more

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