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Northern Echo
Study by Teesside University professor shows crime and alcohol links in the criminal justice systemprofessor and her team of researchers are also involved in a collaborative rese
Study by Teesside University professor shows crime and alcohol links in the criminal justice system
Northern Echo / Posted 19 hours ago
professor and her team of researchers are also involved in a collaborative research project with Dr Aisha Holloway from the University of Edinburgh, examining a new approach to help male remand prisoners tackle drinking problems. She said: “In... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers detect interstellar energy absorbed by dust particlesgalaxies were forming stars faster and contained more dust than galaxies today.
Researchers detect interstellar energy absorbed by dust particles
PhysOrg / Posted 23 hours ago
galaxies were forming stars faster and contained more dust than galaxies today. According to Dr Nathan Bourne of the University of Edinburgh, and the lead author of the other paper describing the catalogues: "We were surprised to find that we... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mysterious 'dark hydrogen' may be lurking beneath gas giant planetsas well as how their magnetic fields are conducted. Researchers from the Carne
Mysterious 'dark hydrogen' may be lurking beneath gas giant planets
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
as well as how their magnetic fields are conducted. Researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington and University of Edinburgh recreated some of the extreme conditions observed on gas giants, such as Jupiter and Saturn, to study... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Higgins receives honorary degree from Edinburgh Universityfrom Edinburgh University President Michael D Higgins poses for a photograph a
Higgins receives honorary degree from Edinburgh University
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
from Edinburgh University President Michael D Higgins poses for a photograph after he received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh Michael D Higgins told graduating students "education has the power to change the world" as he... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hawk-Aye"And they don’t want to, surprisingly enough!" Two other Scottish winners at t
Hawk-Aye
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
"And they don’t want to, surprisingly enough!" Two other Scottish winners at the All England Club yesterday were the University of Edinburgh who took the education award and Glasgow Disability Sport who took the disability award at the AEGON... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists develop computational method to map cancer progressionadds co-author Giulio Caravagna, a research associate at the Institute for Adap
Scientists develop computational method to map cancer progression
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
adds co-author Giulio Caravagna, a research associate at the Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation of the University of Edinburgh. "This might be a key step to understanding a disease characterized by a few common genomic lesions... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Orphan Disease Center Names Director of Neurogenetics and Grant Program Awardees for Rare Genetic Disorderunderstanding of CDKL5’s function in the brain and development given by the Fou
Penn Orphan Disease Center Names Director of Neurogenetics and Grant Program Awardees for Rare Genetic Disorder
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted yesterday
understanding of CDKL5’s function in the brain and development given by the Foundation to the University of Dundee, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. The establishment of the pilot grant program and the... Read more
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BBC News
Wife cake and evil water: The perils of auto-translationof perfection, think again. Professor Philipp Koehn, a computer scientist and
Wife cake and evil water: The perils of auto-translation
BBC News / Posted yesterday
of perfection, think again. Professor Philipp Koehn, a computer scientist and expert in translation technology at the University of Edinburgh, tells the BBC there is still some way to go. "There are very hard problems with semantics and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nauseasymptoms, people in their last few weeks of life can enjoy a more comfortable j
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nausea
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
symptoms, people in their last few weeks of life can enjoy a more comfortable journey towards death. Experts at the University of Edinburgh, working in partnership with the European Palliative Care Research Centre, studied the progression of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nauseasymptoms, people in their last few weeks of life can enjoy a more comfortable j
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nausea
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
symptoms, people in their last few weeks of life can enjoy a more comfortable journey towards death. Experts at the University of Edinburgh, working in partnership with the European Palliative Care Research Centre, studied the progression of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nauseaas a consequence of tumours spreading. Lead researcher Dr Barry Laird, of the
Control of cancer patients' immune response could tackle pain and nausea
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
as a consequence of tumours spreading. Lead researcher Dr Barry Laird, of the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh, said: "This study challenges the assumption that certain symptoms are an inevitable consequence of... Read more
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Scotsman
New app teaches computers to ‘speak’ Scots Gaelic The product has been developed by researchers at the University of Edinburgh,
New app teaches computers to ‘speak’ Scots Gaelic
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
The product has been developed by researchers at the University of Edinburgh, with support from the Universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow, Edinburgh Napier University and Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Skye.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brexit prompts rush to secure citizenshipsince the announcement of the intention to hold the referendum," he said. "Thi
Brexit prompts rush to secure citizenship
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
since the announcement of the intention to hold the referendum," he said. "This has now even spiked up with the result." University of Edinburgh European Union law professor Jo Shaw feared errors might be made while processing millions of... Read more
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DW
Scotland to do 'whatever it takes' to stay in EU |Britain's EU membership, including the budget rebate, said Andrew Scott, a prof
Scotland to do 'whatever it takes' to stay in EU |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Britain's EU membership, including the budget rebate, said Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh. "I think the European Union would have no reason to reject Scotland's participation or continuing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexitin Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott,
Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
in Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh, said Scotland could vote for independence before Britain's departure is finalised. It could then... Read more
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Aljazeera
Scottish leader threatens to veto Brexitminister against vetoing a new Scottish independence vote. Andrew Scott, a pro
Scottish leader threatens to veto Brexit
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
minister against vetoing a new Scottish independence vote. Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh, told AFP that one way in which Scotland could remain in the EU would be to vote for independence... Read more
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DW
Sturgeon: Scotland to consider Brexit veto |Britain's EU membership, including the budget rebate, said Andrew Scott, a prof
Sturgeon: Scotland to consider Brexit veto |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Britain's EU membership, including the budget rebate, said Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh. "I think the European Union would have no reason to reject Scotland's participation or continuing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Michael D Higgins to address politicians on three-day trip to ScotlandMinister Nicola Sturgeon. Other events during the trip include receiving an Ho
Michael D Higgins to address politicians on three-day trip to Scotland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Other events during the trip include receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Edinburgh, meeting people from the Irish community in Glasgow and attending a cultural performance Ceangal on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexitin Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott,
Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexit
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
in Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh, said one way in which Scotland could remain in the EU would be to vote for independence before... Read more
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asianage
Nicola Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexitin Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott,
Nicola Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexit
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
in Scotland would find that completely unacceptable," she said. Andrew Scott, a professor of European Union studies at the University of Edinburgh, said one way in which Scotland could remain in the EU would be to vote for independence before... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Not So Fast: Scotland And Northern Ireland May Have Brexit Veto RightsQC, PC, FRSE, a former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union and
Not So Fast: Scotland And Northern Ireland May Have Brexit Veto Rights
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
QC, PC, FRSE, a former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union and Professor Emeritus at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh; and Professor Derrick Wyatt QC, Emeritus Professor of Law, Oxford University, and also of Brick... Read more
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Boston Herald
Scotland, N. Ireland could split from United Kingdoma referendum without evidence” they could pull it off, said James Mitchell, co-
Scotland, N. Ireland could split from United Kingdom
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
a referendum without evidence” they could pull it off, said James Mitchell, co-director of the Academy of Government at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He said the British Parliament could “legally refuse to allow the Scottish Parliament”... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scientists create 'app' that teaches computers to understand Gaelicthe first such language technology to be tested for Scottish Gaelic. The produ
Scientists create 'app' that teaches computers to understand Gaelic
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
the first such language technology to be tested for Scottish Gaelic. The product has been developed by researchers at the University of Edinburgh, with support from the Universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow, Edinburgh Napier University and Sabhal... Read more
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DMNews
What We Can Learn From the Postmortem on #Brexit Social Mediain the vast social networks are still capable of cosseting us with similar opin
What We Can Learn From the Postmortem on #Brexit Social Media
DMNews / Posted 5 days ago
in the vast social networks are still capable of cosseting us with similar opinion. Signs all along? As this NR Labs University of Edinburgh poll shows, Leave has constantly outpaced Stay in use of hashtags since August 2015. It's interesting... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Obesity influenced more by lifestyle than genes, study findsa person's genetic profile. The study was led by Chris Haley, of the Medical R
Obesity influenced more by lifestyle than genes, study finds
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
a person's genetic profile. The study was led by Chris Haley, of the Medical Research Council's Human Genetics Unit at the University of Edinburgh. The team analysed data provided by 20,000 people from Scottish families. The information was... Read more
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Scotsman
Will 2016 become the year of virtual reality?immersive audio experiences”. Two Big Ears chief executive Abesh Thakur, who c
Will 2016 become the year of virtual reality?
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
immersive audio experiences”. Two Big Ears chief executive Abesh Thakur, who co-founded the firm in 2013 with fellow University of Edinburgh graduate Varun Nair, said at the time of deal: “Our mission is to make VR audio succeed across all... Read more
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New Kerala
Pervasive ice retreat in West Antarctica - newkerala.com #80584coast. We knew that ice had been retreating from this region recently, said Fr
Pervasive ice retreat in West Antarctica - newkerala.com #80584
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
coast. We knew that ice had been retreating from this region recently, said Frazer Christie, a doctoral candidate at the University of Edinburgh and a co-author of the study. Now, thanks to a wealth of freely available satellite data, we know... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Who is Ruth Davidson? All you need to know about the star of the #BBCDebateDouglas, was a midfielder for Partick Thistle and Selkirk FC in his younger day
Who is Ruth Davidson? All you need to know about the star of the #BBCDebate
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Douglas, was a midfielder for Partick Thistle and Selkirk FC in his younger days. She studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, before working as a journalist for the BBC. She also served as a signaller in the Territorial... Read more
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The Star
U.S. launch offers free online university courses to refugeesRefugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Stan
U.S. launch offers free online university courses to refugees
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
Refugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Stanford University in the United States and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in topics from computer coding to neuroscience, said Coursera, a for-profit provider of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fighting experience makes beetles better mothers, study shows- routinely fight over the carcasses of small birds and rodents, which they use
Fighting experience makes beetles better mothers, study shows
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
- routinely fight over the carcasses of small birds and rodents, which they use to provide their young with food. The University of Edinburgh study found that female beetles with conflict experience are better mothers, regardless of whether... Read more
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The Financial Express
US launch offers free online university courses to refugeesRefugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harv
US launch offers free online university courses to refugees
The Financial Express / Posted 9 days ago
Refugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harvard University in the United States and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in topics from computer coding to neuroscience, said Coursera, a for-profit provider of... Read more
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dna
US launch offers free online university courses to refugeesDay. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harvard Univ
US launch offers free online university courses to refugees
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harvard University in the United States (US) and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in topics from computer coding to neuroscience, said Coursera, a for-profit provider of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
US program offers free online university courses to refugeesRefugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harv
US program offers free online university courses to refugees
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Refugee Day. The initiative provides access to courses at such schools as Harvard University in the United States and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in topics from computer coding to neuroscience, said Coursera, a for-profit provider of... Read more
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The Hindu
Do not break away, Britain: Brexit would threaten what little is left of European valueever more parochial and brittle. And this should be of concern, not simply to E
Do not break away, Britain: Brexit would threaten what little is left of European value
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
ever more parochial and brittle. And this should be of concern, not simply to Europeans, but to like-minded people all over the world. Emile Chabal is a Chancellor’s Fellow in History at the University of Edinburgh. E-mail: emile.chabal@... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
T Rex may have been Asian immigrantand Thomas Carr say T Rex wasn't originally an American native. SOUNDBITE (Engl
T Rex may have been Asian immigrant
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 days ago
and Thomas Carr say T Rex wasn't originally an American native. SOUNDBITE (English) STEPHEN BRUSATTE, PALAEONTOLOGIST, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, SAYING: "It looks like T-Rex was an Asian immigrant to North America. It was an invasive species... Read more
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heraldscotland
Rock Action: 27,000 free tickets to be released for spectacular opening Edinburgh Festival showand other techniques will see the rock once again bursting with lava. James Hu
Rock Action: 27,000 free tickets to be released for spectacular opening Edinburgh Festival show
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
and other techniques will see the rock once again bursting with lava. James Hutton's science, in a collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, will feature, as will his portrait, which will become a Mount Rushmore-style image on the side of... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: How the rest of Europe views a Brexit should be called 'Madame Frexit', urging France to follow the British if they e
EU referendum: How the rest of Europe views a Brexit
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
should be called 'Madame Frexit', urging France to follow the British if they exited the EU. A study by academics at the University of Edinburgh found that 53% of French voters want a referendum of their own against 29% who do not. "This is a... Read more
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heraldscotland
A volcanic event: 27,000 free tickets to be released for spectacular opening Edinburgh Festival showand other techniques will see the rock once again bursting with lava. James Hu
A volcanic event: 27,000 free tickets to be released for spectacular opening Edinburgh Festival show
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
and other techniques will see the rock once again bursting with lava. James Hutton's science, in a collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, will feature, as will his portrait, which will become a Mount Rushmore-style image on the side of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: June 19and biographies of Robert Burns and Napoleon. Lockhart studied at the Universi
Mississippi campus briefs: June 19
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
and biographies of Robert Burns and Napoleon. Lockhart studied at the University of Glasgow, Oxford University and the University of Edinburgh. He died in Scotland at Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, and is buried at Scott’s... Read more
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heraldscotland
My old man is not what I amnurseries, libraries, as “not very welcoming” or “unwelcoming”. Meanwhile, Dr G
My old man is not what I am
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
nurseries, libraries, as “not very welcoming” or “unwelcoming”. Meanwhile, Dr Gary Clapton, lecturer in social work at the University of Edinburgh, has studied the advertising and literature produced by central government, the NHS, councils and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Proof Amelia Windsor lives for her motto: 'Go hard... or go home!'with her hair up, and sipping tea from a cup and saucer. Amelia’s trips clearl
Proof Amelia Windsor lives for her motto: 'Go hard... or go home!'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
with her hair up, and sipping tea from a cup and saucer. Amelia’s trips clearly help her relax from her studies at the University of Edinburgh – though she has done her fair share of partying there too. She was once spotted on St Patrick’s Day... Read more
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chad
Rugby League teen enjoying life as an international and coachagain. Walters, a Scottish under-19 international who has just represented Sco
Rugby League teen enjoying life as an international and coach
chad / Posted 12 days ago
again. Walters, a Scottish under-19 international who has just represented Scotland at the Student Four Nations at the University of Edinburgh, is also looking forward to the opportunity to be involved in the future development of youngsters as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Justice Sebutinde Installed Muteesa University Chancellordiploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre in 1978 and in 1990 she g
Justice Sebutinde Installed Muteesa University Chancellor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
diploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre in 1978 and in 1990 she graduated with a Masters of Law from the University of Edinburgh. Work. She has worked in the Uganda Judiciary, where she rose through the ranks to a High Court... Read more
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heraldscotland
Focusing on EU membership to resolve immigration issues is misplacedwill not go away but the furore over EU free movement will recede. Christina B
Focusing on EU membership to resolve immigration issues is misplaced
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
will not go away but the furore over EU free movement will recede. Christina Boswell is Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh. A longer version of this article appears in the free e-book Britain’s Decision: Facts and Impartial... Read more
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heraldscotland
EU referendum: UK's internal stability is also at stake in Remain or Leave voteclear: if the internet pollsters have it right, the UK’s relationship with the
EU referendum: UK's internal stability is also at stake in Remain or Leave vote
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
clear: if the internet pollsters have it right, the UK’s relationship with the EU may not be the only thing in the UK Government’s in-tray next Friday. Charlie Jeffery is Professor of Politics and Senior Vice Principal at the University of Edinbur... Read more
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Daily Mail
Women who follow the 5:2 diet 'could reduce risk of breast cancer'up the diet – and stick to it. Dr Harvie, who also operates from the Universit
Women who follow the 5:2 diet 'could reduce risk of breast cancer'
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
up the diet – and stick to it. Dr Harvie, who also operates from the University of Manchester and collaborated with the University of Edinburgh for the study, added: 'Many of our patients often struggle to understand how the diet can benefit... Read more
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express
Sticking to the 5:2 diet could SLASH risk of breast cancer, reveal researchersup the diet – and stick to it. Dr Harvie, who also operates from the Universit
Sticking to the 5:2 diet could SLASH risk of breast cancer, reveal researchers
express / Posted 14 days ago
up the diet – and stick to it. Dr Harvie, who also operates from the University of Manchester and collaborated with the University of Edinburgh for the study, added: “Many of our patients often struggle to understand how the diet can benefit... Read more
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Newsmax
Cats Understand Physics Enough to Help Them Catch Unseen Preyits appearance when the container was turned over," says the study's abstract.
Cats Understand Physics Enough to Help Them Catch Unseen Prey
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
its appearance when the container was turned over," says the study's abstract. The Daily Mail noted a 2015 study by the University of Edinburgh and the Bronx Zoo that found that domestic cats shared similar characteristics of aggression and... Read more
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heraldscotland
How Brexit could open up new constituency of support for independence among middle-class Scotsissues over the kind of independent Scotland they could deliver. Nicola McEwen
How Brexit could open up new constituency of support for independence among middle-class Scots
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
issues over the kind of independent Scotland they could deliver. Nicola McEwen is Professor of Territorial Politics at the University of Edinburgh and Associate Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change. A longer version of this article... Read more
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PhysOrg
When Britain was fringed by tropical seasthe work, and this was part of a series of summer internships. The team was le
When Britain was fringed by tropical seas
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
the work, and this was part of a series of summer internships. The team was led by Ellen Mears, now a postgraduate at the University of Edinburgh, and Valentina Rossi, now a postgraduate at the University of Cork. Ellen Mears said: "I studied the... Read more
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