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New Kerala
Nearby star gives fresh insight into Sun's infancy - newkerala.com #59183Sun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomer
Nearby star gives fresh insight into Sun's infancy - newkerala.com #59183
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Sun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomers, including professor Stefan Kraus of the University of Exeter in Britain, used cutting-edge techniques to create the first direct image of surface structures on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Secret' of HOW ketamine eases depression is unlocked by scientistswould be required to determine whether a new drug based on the metabolite was e
'Secret' of HOW ketamine eases depression is unlocked by scientists
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
would be required to determine whether a new drug based on the metabolite was effective. Professor Celia Morgan, from the University of Exeter, agreed. She said: 'These findings are exciting as they appear to demonstrate that the rapid... Read more
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PhysOrg
A new mobile phone app for grassroots mappingUniversity of Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanit
A new mobile phone app for grassroots mapping
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
University of Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map landscapes. The android mobile phone application means for the first time a standard smart... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ground-breaking images of nearby star give new insight into Sun's infancySun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomer
Ground-breaking images of nearby star give new insight into Sun's infancy
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Sun may have behaved billions of years ago. A team of international astronomers, including Professor Stefan Kraus from the University of Exeter, have used cutting-edge techniques to create the first direct image of surface structures on the star... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
University of Reading students campaign to end ties with NUScan gain 400 student signatures then UoR's students union will join their count
University of Reading students campaign to end ties with NUS
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
can gain 400 student signatures then UoR's students union will join their counterparts at the University of Cambridge and University of Exeter and hold a referendum on NUS membership. Campaign spokesman Jack Gillum said: "We do not feel that the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Influence of sea-ice loss on Arctic warming is shaped by temperatures in the Pacific Oceanin the number of persistent cold spells experienced in recent years over Europe
Influence of sea-ice loss on Arctic warming is shaped by temperatures in the Pacific Ocean
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
in the number of persistent cold spells experienced in recent years over Europe and North America. New research led by University of Exeter expert Dr James Screen and published in leading scientific journal Nature Climate Change has shown that... Read more
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Business Wire
Stephen Merrick Joins NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes as COOdegree from the London Business School in London and a Bachelor of Science degr
Stephen Merrick Joins NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes as COO
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
degree from the London Business School in London and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering science from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. He served in the Royal Navy Submarine Service, where he was a nuclear submarine... Read more
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The Irish Times
New opportunities exist in context of changing climateoverwhelming volume of scientific research that shows we are causing climate ch
New opportunities exist in context of changing climate
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
overwhelming volume of scientific research that shows we are causing climate change? A study by Trinity College Dublin and University of Exeter of 16,000 publications about climate change by 19 major think tanks over the 15-year period to 2013... Read more
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Aljazeera
Sinai: An enduring riskby trigger-happy, legally immune and highly incompetent military is too long.
Sinai: An enduring risk
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
by trigger-happy, legally immune and highly incompetent military is too long. Omar Ashour is Senior Lecturer in Security Studies at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter and an Associate Fellow at Chat... Read more
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PhysOrg
Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industryThe Taiwanese government should provide subsidies for the solar panel industry
Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industry
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
The Taiwanese government should provide subsidies for the solar panel industry to help it survive in that country, University of Exeter researchers have recommended. Solar photovoltaic production in Taiwan is not competitive, a new study has found,... Read more
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WA Today
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental imagesafter reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the public
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental images
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
after reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the publication of a study by researchers at the University of Exeter which first coined the term "aphantasia" (from the Greek, meaning the "absence of fantasy"). As... Read more
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Canberra Times
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental imagesafter reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the public
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental images
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
after reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the publication of a study by researchers at the University of Exeter which first coined the term "aphantasia" (from the Greek, meaning the "absence of fantasy"). As... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental imagesafter reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the public
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental images
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
after reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the publication of a study by researchers at the University of Exeter which first coined the term "aphantasia" (from the Greek, meaning the "absence of fantasy"). As... Read more
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The Age
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental imagesafter reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the public
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental images
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
after reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the publication of a study by researchers at the University of Exeter which first coined the term "aphantasia" (from the Greek, meaning the "absence of fantasy"). As... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental imagesafter reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the public
Aphantasia: the condition for people who can't create mental images
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
after reading a New York Times article published last year, covering the publication of a study by researchers at the University of Exeter which first coined the term "aphantasia" (from the Greek, meaning the "absence of fantasy"). As... Read more
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PhysOrg
Commuters set to take front seat in new project to cut traffic congestiondriving force behind a new initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestio
Commuters set to take front seat in new project to cut traffic congestion
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
driving force behind a new initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter. Experts from the University of Exeter are leading a new project to help determine what factors influence the time and routes chosen by people... Read more
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International Business Times
Pro-euthanasia group leader warns members of police crackdown after Avril Henry found dead days after police kicked down her door and raided her home in Devon. Henry, a p
Pro-euthanasia group leader warns members of police crackdown after Avril Henry found dead
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
days after police kicked down her door and raided her home in Devon. Henry, a professor of English Medieval Culture at the University of Exeter until 2000, had purchased end-of-life drugs from Mexico after her health deteriorated. A tip-off from... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Academic kills herself after importing ‘euthanasia kit’ illegallyThey will prepare a file for the coroner. Nitschke said Henry, who was a profe
Academic kills herself after importing ‘euthanasia kit’ illegally
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
They will prepare a file for the coroner. Nitschke said Henry, who was a professor of English medieval culture at the University of Exeter until 2000, had a series of illnesses and conditions including chronic ear infections and tinnitus, high... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Matter-fact suicide note left by professor - alongside Dettol to clean uprenal problems, swelling feet, incontinence and urinary infections. Dr Henry,
Matter-fact suicide note left by professor - alongside Dettol to clean up
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
renal problems, swelling feet, incontinence and urinary infections. Dr Henry, Professor of English Medieval Culture at the University of Exeter until 2000, was a member of Exit International, which advocates the legalisation of euthanasia. Exit... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists hope new trial leads to type 1 diabetes breakthroughstudy - called the autoimmune diabetes Accelerator Prevention Trial (adAPT) - i
Scientists hope new trial leads to type 1 diabetes breakthrough
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
study - called the autoimmune diabetes Accelerator Prevention Trial (adAPT) - is led by Professor Terence Wilkin, of the University of Exeter Medical School. Previously, researchers have hypothesised type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease... Read more
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iol.co.za
Should tax collection be privatised?privatisation is fraught with dangers and contradictions. **Christos Kotsogian
Should tax collection be privatised?
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
privatisation is fraught with dangers and contradictions. **Christos Kotsogiannis is a professor of Economics at the University of Exeter and a Kotsogiannis is a member of TARC (Tax Administration Research Centre, University of Exeter) which... Read more
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KERA North Texas
These beautiful mantises use their colors to their advantageand trying to eat,” says O’Hanlon. Martin Stevens, an associate professor in s
These beautiful mantises use their colors to their advantage
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
and trying to eat,” says O’Hanlon. Martin Stevens, an associate professor in sensory and evolutionary ecology at the University of Exeter, whose new book, "Cheats and Deceits," includes a section on the orchid mantis, has found O’Hanlon’s... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New clinical study to evaluate inexpensive drug to prevent type 1 diabetesDundee tomorrow. The autoimmune diabetes Accelerator Prevention Trial (adAPT)
New clinical study to evaluate inexpensive drug to prevent type 1 diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
Dundee tomorrow. The autoimmune diabetes Accelerator Prevention Trial (adAPT) is led by Professor Terence Wilkin, of the University of Exeter Medical School, with support from colleagues at the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside. It will be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists issue rallying cry for wheat blast researchand contribute to a response plan. The recent wheat blast epidemic in Banglade
Scientists issue rallying cry for wheat blast research
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and contribute to a response plan. The recent wheat blast epidemic in Bangladesh has prompted Professor Nick Talbot, University of Exeter, to post on the wheatblast.net website a set of genetic data generated by his group from worldwide... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Beet juice beats supplements in boosting exercise efficiencymicronutrients. Beet juice first caught the attention of athletes thanks to a
Beet juice beats supplements in boosting exercise efficiency
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
micronutrients. Beet juice first caught the attention of athletes thanks to a series of studies by Andrew Jones of the University of Exeter in Britain and his colleagues. They showed that after a few doses of beet juice, athletes needed less... Read more
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Newsmax
Both Arms Should Be Tested for Blood PressureTesting both arms for blood pressure instead of just one could save lives. Rese
Both Arms Should Be Tested for Blood Pressure
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
Testing both arms for blood pressure instead of just one could save lives. Researchers from Great Britain's University of Exeter found that checking pressure in both arms could spot people at risk of heart disease, even in those who appear... Read more
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iol.co.za
The greatest stories ever toldoutlets for their stories. We live in a rich, cross-media world, and it's perha
The greatest stories ever told
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
outlets for their stories. We live in a rich, cross-media world, and it's perhaps time that our storytelling abilities start to reflect that. | Sofia Romualdo is PhD researcher at University of Exeter. This article first appeared on The Conversati... Read more
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New Kerala
Arm-arm difference in BP ups heart attack risk - newkerala.com #49643suggested that a difference between the two readings can give an early warning
Arm-arm difference in BP ups heart attack risk - newkerala.com #49643
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
suggested that a difference between the two readings can give an early warning about increased risk of heart disease. The University of Exeter Medical School led an analysis of more than 3,000 people in Scotland who each had blood pressure... Read more
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New Kerala
Arm-arm difference in BP ups heart attack risk - newkerala.com #49629suggested that a difference between the two readings can give an early warning
Arm-arm difference in BP ups heart attack risk - newkerala.com #49629
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
suggested that a difference between the two readings can give an early warning about increased risk of heart disease. The University of Exeter Medical School led an analysis of more than 3,000 people in Scotland who each had blood pressure... Read more
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Daily Mail
Testing blood pressure in both arms could save livespressure in both arms could save lives: Difference between readings found to be
Testing blood pressure in both arms could save lives
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
pressure in both arms could save lives: Difference between readings found to be a sign of a severe heart risk Study by University of Exeter tested 3,000 people aged between 50 and 70 Found checking both arms could raise warning flag to heart... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top 100 universities 2016 – as rated by studentsAdams University 2. Loughborough University 3. Swansea University 4. Bangor
Top 100 universities 2016 – as rated by students
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Adams University 2. Loughborough University 3. Swansea University 4. Bangor University 5. University of Leeds 6. University of Exeter 7. Nottingham Trent University 8. University of South Wales 9. St Mary's University, Twickenham 10.... Read more
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The Morning Call
A cappella sensation Semi-Toned brings 'Game of Tones' to AllentownBeyonce and Fleetwood Mac, all performed a cappella, when Semi-Toned, the accla
A cappella sensation Semi-Toned brings 'Game of Tones' to Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Beyonce and Fleetwood Mac, all performed a cappella, when Semi-Toned, the acclaimed all-male British group from the University of Exeter, performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. The 12-member group, whose cover... Read more
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PhysOrg
Genetic diversity helps to limit infectious diseaseNew research by University of Exeter academics shows that genetic diversity hel
Genetic diversity helps to limit infectious disease
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
New research by University of Exeter academics shows that genetic diversity helps to reduce the spread of diseases by limiting parasite evolution. The idea that host diversity can limit disease outbreaks is not new. For example, crop monocultures in... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Academics Urge McGraw-Hill Education to Reverse Decision to Destroy TextbookLiterature, Stanford University Ilan Pappé, Professor with the College of Soci
Academics Urge McGraw-Hill Education to Reverse Decision to Destroy Textbook
CommonDreams.org / Posted 23 days ago
Literature, Stanford University Ilan Pappé, Professor with the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter, director of the university’s European Centre for Palestine Studies, and co-director of the Exeter... Read more
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dna
Scientists develop humanoid robots, avatars to help treat social disorderswho looks, behaves or moves like us, according to the researchers including tho
Scientists develop humanoid robots, avatars to help treat social disorders
dna / Posted 23 days ago
who looks, behaves or moves like us, according to the researchers including those from the University of Bristol and University of Exeter in the UK. Initially, the avatar is like an alter ego, created to look and move like the patient to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palacethe reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Sem
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palace
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
the reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Semi-Toned, a group of 14 young men from the University of Exeter in England, is on its first East Coast spring tour, which kicked off last week in Florida. On Saturday,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palacethe reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Sem
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palace
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
the reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Semi-Toned, a group of 14 young men from the University of Exeter in England, is on its first East Coast spring tour, which kicked off last week in Florida. On Saturday,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palacethe reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Sem
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palace
Darien News-Review / Posted 23 days ago
the reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Semi-Toned, a group of 14 young men from the University of Exeter in England, is on its first East Coast spring tour, which kicked off last week in Florida. On Saturday,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palacethe reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Sem
England’s Semi-Toned singers at Danbury Palace
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
the reigning university champions of Voice Festival UK. And they’re funny. Semi-Toned, a group of 14 young men from the University of Exeter in England, is on its first East Coast spring tour, which kicked off last week in Florida. On Saturday,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research pioneers nanotechnology for gas sensingHannah Barnard left, Katya Zossimova centre and Professor Geoff Nash right. A t
Research pioneers nanotechnology for gas sensing
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Hannah Barnard left, Katya Zossimova centre and Professor Geoff Nash right. A team of scientists from the University of Exeter have created a new type of device that could be used to develop cost-effective gas sensors. The pioneering team, which... Read more
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Evening Standard
City worker son of Scottish millionaire killed in skiing tragedyin the luxury resort of Zurs when he is said to have lost control and fallen ov
City worker son of Scottish millionaire killed in skiing tragedy
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
in the luxury resort of Zurs when he is said to have lost control and fallen over a sheer rock face. The 29-year-old University of Exeter graduate reportedly fell almost 50 feet before tumbling down the mountainside for another 500 feet. His... Read more
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Daily Star
Sexy history teacher bids to become Miss England — looking like young Carol Vordermanperson, very hard-working."Miss Great Britain GB England beauty contest Miss En
Sexy history teacher bids to become Miss England — looking like young Carol Vorderman
Daily Star / Posted 27 days ago
person, very hard-working."Miss Great Britain GB England beauty contest Miss England's Beach Beauty pictures The University of Exeter graduate has encountered negative attitudes towards the pageant as people have accused her of... Read more
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express
Tory activists snubbed by David Cameron after Labour and Lib Dems invited to pro-EU speechfor Exwick, told Breitbart: “What should have been a fantastic, shining opportu
Tory activists snubbed by David Cameron after Labour and Lib Dems invited to pro-EU speech
express / Posted 27 days ago
for Exwick, told Breitbart: “What should have been a fantastic, shining opportunity to meet someone, that many of the University of Exeter Conservative Association see as a political juggernaut, has been shrouded with confusion,... Read more
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express
Cameron mocked after claiming he watches Glastonbury in front of 'warm fire'... in JUNEupcoming EU referendum, which will clash with Glastonbury – to be headlined by
Cameron mocked after claiming he watches Glastonbury in front of 'warm fire'... in JUNE
express / Posted 27 days ago
upcoming EU referendum, which will clash with Glastonbury – to be headlined by Adele, Muse and Coldplay. Speaking at the University of Exeter, the Conservative leader said: "I always like watching it from the safety of my television at home, in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
David Cameron likes to watch Glastonbury in front of a roaring fire...in Junehas admitted that he prefers to watch Glastonbury in front of a "warm fire". D
David Cameron likes to watch Glastonbury in front of a roaring fire...in June
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
has admitted that he prefers to watch Glastonbury in front of a "warm fire". During a Q&A session with students at the University of Exeter today, one student pointed out how it may be difficult for some people to vote given that the EU... Read more
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express
Furious Cabinet row as Gove blasts PM for spending £9m on EU 'propaganda’ rather than NHSMr Cameron today defended himself against accusations of trying to rig the EU r
Furious Cabinet row as Gove blasts PM for spending £9m on EU 'propaganda’ rather than NHS
express / Posted 28 days ago
Mr Cameron today defended himself against accusations of trying to rig the EU referendum. Speaking to students at the University of Exeter, he said: “I don't want anyone to go to the polls not knowing what the Government thinks, and I think... Read more
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PhysOrg
Divers and researchers help protect UK reef habitatsstudy between Seasearch, the Environment and Sustainability Institute and the C
Divers and researchers help protect UK reef habitats
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
study between Seasearch, the Environment and Sustainability Institute and the Centre for Ecology and Conservation at the University of Exeter, the Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority, and Marine Conservation Society. This work... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mediterranean loggerhead turtles dying in waters off the Middle East and North Africain areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food,
Mediterranean loggerhead turtles dying in waters off the Middle East and North Africa
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food, a new study led by researchers at the University of Exeter has highlighted. Robin Snape, a postgraduate research student with the Marine Turtle Research Group at... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
SAILING: Groves perfectly placed for success on the waves around Riobe good fun.” Although Groves is now preparing to make her Olympic bow, it was
SAILING: Groves perfectly placed for success on the waves around Rio
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
be good fun.” Although Groves is now preparing to make her Olympic bow, it was not that long ago that she was representing University of Exeter. More than 60 per cent of gold medallists since 1992 have participated in BUCS sport, with 56 members... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
SAILING: Groves perfectly placed for success on the waves around Riobe good fun.” Although Groves is now preparing to make her Olympic bow, it was
SAILING: Groves perfectly placed for success on the waves around Rio
Kingston Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
be good fun.” Although Groves is now preparing to make her Olympic bow, it was not that long ago that she was representing University of Exeter. More than 60 per cent of gold medallists since 1992 have participated in BUCS sport, with 56 members... Read more
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