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Newsmax
Harmful Bacteria Make Junk Foods More Risky to HeartsIt’s not only fat, sugar, salt, and artificial additives that make junk food so
Harmful Bacteria Make Junk Foods More Risky to Hearts
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
It’s not only fat, sugar, salt, and artificial additives that make junk food so dangerous to the heart. New research out of the University of Leicester has identified harmful bacterial molecules in certain processed foods such as burgers and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New technique could help detect harmful PAMP molecules in certain processed foodsOur favourite foods could be made healthier thanks to a new technique developed
New technique could help detect harmful PAMP molecules in certain processed foods
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Our favourite foods could be made healthier thanks to a new technique developed by the University of Leicester which has identified harmful bacterial molecules in certain processed foods such as burgers and ready meals. The study identifies a... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Stars pay tribute to Sir Terry WoganTRULY talented. A broadcasting hero. Radio Genius. Tributes have poured in fro
Stars pay tribute to Sir Terry Wogan
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 days ago
TRULY talented. A broadcasting hero. Radio Genius. Tributes have poured in from the world of showbusiness and beyond for broadcasting great Sir Terry Wogan, who has died from cancer. Terry Wogan has died aged 77 after a battle with cancer Paying... Read more
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Daily Mail
How your DNA can reveal your surname: People with unusual names like David Attenborough tend to share a common ance
How your DNA can reveal your surname
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
: People with unusual names like David Attenborough tend to share a common ancestor - even if they don't know it Researchers found a link between the Y chromosome and surnames As many as 90% of UK men called... Read more
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Food Business Review
Bacterial molecules discovered in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets Published 10 February 2016 Study identifies harmful PAMP molecules in proces
Bacterial molecules discovered in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets
Food Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Published 10 February 2016 Study identifies harmful PAMP molecules in processed foods that may increase risk of diseases such as coronary artery disease and Type... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Drop in neonatal intensive care nurses 'leading to higher death rates'A drop in the number of nurses caring for poorly babies is leading to higher de
Drop in neonatal intensive care nurses 'leading to higher death rates'
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
A drop in the number of nurses caring for poorly babies is leading to higher death rates, while all patients are more likely to survive with more nurses, research has found. One of the studies also warned against shoring up nurse numbers with... Read more
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Daily Mail
How processed food harms our healthRevealed, the REAL reason junk food is so bad for us: Harmful molecules in chop
How processed food harms our health
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Revealed, the REAL reason junk food is so bad for us: Harmful molecules in chopped and refrigerated products raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes Scientists have found damaging bacterial molecules that are undetectable in fresh foods, but... Read more
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Science Daily
Bacterial molecules discovered in processed foods could unlock key to healthier dietsOur favourite foods could be made healthier thanks to a new technique developed
Bacterial molecules discovered in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
Our favourite foods could be made healthier thanks to a new technique developed by the University of Leicester which has identified harmful bacterial molecules in certain processed foods such as burgers and ready meals. The study identifies a... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Is Cameron scaremongering over “UK migrant camps”?“If we can get this deal in Europe, if we can this renegotiation fixed and we c
Is Cameron scaremongering over “UK migrant camps”?
Channel 4 News / Posted 5 days ago
“If we can get this deal in Europe, if we can this renegotiation fixed and we can stay in a reformed Europe, you know what you get… you know that the borders stay in Calais.” David Cameron, 8 February 2016 Could the kind of squalid migrant camps we... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Go Green Week: Universities champion sustainable behaviour change Universities across the country are switching off appliances, sending excess
Go Green Week: Universities champion sustainable behaviour change
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
Universities across the country are switching off appliances, sending excess clothing to charity shops and cycling to seminars as part of national 'Go Green Week' - a week dedicated... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
BGSU pair survives precarious Antarctica trip Journey to research volcano’s origin in ice left them stranded Mountaineering
BGSU pair survives precarious Antarctica trip
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
Journey to research volcano’s origin in ice left them stranded Mountaineering guide Tim Burton, graduate adviser Kurt Panter, and graduate student Jenna Reindel take a lunch break on the slope of... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jessica Ennis-Hill crowned BEDSA Sportswoman of the YearSheffield golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sportswoman of the Ye
Jessica Ennis-Hill crowned BEDSA Sportswoman of the Year
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
Sheffield golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Award (BEDSA). The Award comes off the back of an amazing 2015 for the Olympic gold medallist, who won her second world... Read more
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chad
Jessica Ennis-Hill crowned BEDSA Sportswoman of the YearSheffield golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sportswoman of the Ye
Jessica Ennis-Hill crowned BEDSA Sportswoman of the Year
chad / Posted 6 days ago
Sheffield golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Award (BEDSA). The Award comes off the back of an amazing 2015 for the Olympic gold medallist, who won her second world... Read more
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express
TERRIFYING NUKE WARNING: Nuclear weapons could be HACKED in cyber attacks BRITISH security was thrown into question yesterday after it was claimed that
TERRIFYING NUKE WARNING: Nuclear weapons could be HACKED in cyber attacks
express / Posted 8 days ago
BRITISH security was thrown into question yesterday after it was claimed that UK nuclear weapons can NEVER be entirely safe from being targeted in a cyber attack. It was... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
New Research Finds That You May Be Genetically Programmed To Be A Morning PersonNot a morning person? Stop blaming poor sleep habits, your waking routine, or t
New Research Finds That You May Be Genetically Programmed To Be A Morning Person
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Not a morning person? Stop blaming poor sleep habits, your waking routine, or the strength of your caffeinated beverage. New research indicates our genetic material has an impact on whether we’re early birds or night owls. 23andMe's geneticists... Read more
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The Verge
Being a ‘morning person’ has a genetic basis, 23andMe study saysResearchers at the genetics company 23andMe have identified 15 regions of the h
Being a ‘morning person’ has a genetic basis, 23andMe study says
The Verge / Posted 9 days ago
Researchers at the genetics company 23andMe have identified 15 regions of the human genome that influence whether someone considers themselves a "morning person," meaning someone who likes to wake up and go to bed early, or an "evening person." The... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
How ethnic minority students are excelling at school – Saeeda Shah Published: 2 February 2016 7:31 AM Students from some ethnic minority groups
How ethnic minority students are excelling at school – Saeeda Shah
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 2 February 2016 7:31 AM Students from some ethnic minority groups in Britain such as Chinese, Indian, Black African and Bangladeshi have significantly improved their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID, Partners Announce Winners of Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Sourcing Science and Technology Solutions to Halt Illegal Wildlife TradeThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners
USAID, Partners Announce Winners of Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Sourcing Science and Technology Solutions to Halt Illegal Wildlife Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners have announced 16 prize winners under the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge. USAID will award $10,000 to each winner and provide technical support to help them advance their... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tributes pour in for 'national treasure' Sir Terry WoganTributes have flooded in to veteran broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan who died after
Tributes pour in for 'national treasure' Sir Terry Wogan
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Tributes have flooded in to veteran broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan who died after a "short but brave" battle with cancer. Famous faces from the worlds of music, television, radio and politics have all paid their respects to "national treasure" Sir... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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15d
Northern Echo
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David, who celebrates his 90th birthday in May, said: "The whole of the wor
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David, who celebrates his 90th birthday in May, said: "The whole of the world of the media is changing in such a profound way, the way people see images, the way people hear talk, and the BBC has to change to match that. "But at the same time,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough « Shropshire StarThe veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Cen
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 days ago
The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord Attenborough. He described the national broadcaster - undergoing a Government review as... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Oxford Mail
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Bury Times
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Gazette
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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guardian-series
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Harrow Times
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Gazette News
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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This is West Country
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Bolton News
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough Sir David Attenborough spoke about the vulnerability of the BBC and his conce
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough spoke about the vulnerability of the BBC and his concerns for the planet Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BB
BBC valuable, vulnerable and taken for granted, warns Sir David Attenborough
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Sir David Attenborough has said he is "always fearful" for the future of the BBC. The veteran naturalist was speaking during a visit to the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, which was championed by his late brother, the film-maker Lord... Read more
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Quartz
Humans have made so much plastic it will probably show up in future fossils - Quartz Material World Future archeologists aren’t just going to be digging
Humans have made so much plastic it will probably show up in future fossils
Quartz / Posted 15 days ago
- Quartz Material World Future archeologists aren’t just going to be digging up old bones: Looks... Read more
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New Kerala
Earth has entered into an 'age of plastic': ScientistsLondon, Jan 28 : The Earth's surface is being noticeably altered by the product
Earth has entered into an 'age of plastic': Scientists
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
London, Jan 28 : The Earth's surface is being noticeably altered by the production of long-lasting man-made materials, resulting in an 'age of plastic,' warns a new study. The research suggests that plastics have such a long-lasting impact on the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Human impact has created a 'plastic planet': StudyOur planet's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of pla
Human impact has created a 'plastic planet'
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
: StudyOur planet's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste by the mid-century, researchers saidOur planet's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of plastic... Read more
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New Kerala
Ringing in the 'Age of Plastic'Washington D.C , Jan 28 : Earth is entering an 'Age of Plastic'... Thanks to th
Ringing in the 'Age of Plastic'
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Washington D.C , Jan 28 : Earth is entering an 'Age of Plastic'... Thanks to the human impact. Planet Earth's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste by the mid-century due to human activity, according to the University... Read more
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PhysOrg
Human impact has created a 'plastic planet,' research showsKeyworth plastic bottle. Credit: University of Leicester Planet Earth's oceans
Human impact has created a 'plastic planet,' research shows
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Keyworth plastic bottle. Credit: University of Leicester Planet Earth's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste by the mid-century due to human activity, according to research led by the University of Leicester. A new... Read more
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Daily Mail
Princess Mako of Japan graduates from Leicester UniversityWhere's the royal entourage? Princess Mako of Japan makes a low-key appearance
Princess Mako of Japan graduates from Leicester University
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Where's the royal entourage? Princess Mako of Japan makes a low-key appearance to graduate from Leicester University - after going incognito at the institution for year Princess earned her masters degree in Art Museum and Gallery Studies She lived... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
University of Leicester researchers publish structural details of protein linked to many types of cancer‘This basic research set the grounds for structure-based drug design approaches
University of Leicester researchers publish structural details of protein linked to many types of cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
‘This basic research set the grounds for structure-based drug design approaches that could be beneficial for cancer treatments’ Dr. Cyril Dominguez, University of Leicester A team from the University of Leicester has for the first time published a... Read more
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Gamasutra
'Marginalisation' of women in video game industry to be challenged'Marginalisation' of women in video game industry to be challenged Issued by U
'Marginalisation' of women in video game industry to be challenged
Gamasutra / Posted 18 days ago
'Marginalisation' of women in video game industry to be challenged Issued by University of Leicester Press Office Issue date: 26 January 2016 The marginalised status of women in the video game industry will be challenged by a new international... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Why reducing plastic waste should be an urgent priority in AsiaChina, rapidly developing, the world’s most populous country and home to circa.
Why reducing plastic waste should be an urgent priority in Asia
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 days ago
China, rapidly developing, the world’s most populous country and home to circa. 9,000 miles or 14,500km of coastline, is understandably the source of most of the plastic waste entering the Pacific. The remaining four countries are all major Southeast... Read more
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The Scientist
To Retain a BrainBEYOND STONE: This fossil of a Cambrian euarthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, shows
To Retain a Brain
The Scientist / Posted 19 days ago
BEYOND STONE: This fossil of a Cambrian euarthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, shows black traces of preserved neural tissue.X. MA ET AL., CURR BIOL, 25:2969-75, 2015 In 2002, Xiaoya Ma spent most of her days at Yunnan University in China freeing... Read more
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