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PhysOrg
Scientists develop bee model that will impact the development of aerial roboticsthe visual world and will aid the development of robotics. The study led by Al
Scientists develop bee model that will impact the development of aerial robotics
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the visual world and will aid the development of robotics. The study led by Alexander Cope and his coauthors at the University of Sheffield shows how bees estimate the speed of motion, or optic flow, of the visual world around them and use... Read more
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The Manila Times
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryosto create the body plan — even in the absence of a mother,” said Harry Moore, a
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryos
The Manila Times / Posted 8 hours ago
to create the body plan — even in the absence of a mother,” said Harry Moore, a professor of reproductive biology at the University of Sheffield in England. Allan Pacey, also of Sheffield, said they could “revolutionize our understanding of the... Read more
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dna
Lower income country patients are at higher risk of dyingcountries, according to a new study. The study, conducted by a team of leading
Lower income country patients are at higher risk of dying
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
countries, according to a new study. The study, conducted by a team of leading researchers including scientists from the University of Sheffield in the UK, monitored post-surgery death rates and mapped them against the Human Development Index... Read more
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express
First 14 days of life: Human embryos grown in a LAB for almost two weeksany change in law could be contemplated,” she said. Leading fertility expert A
First 14 days of life: Human embryos grown in a LAB for almost two weeks
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any change in law could be contemplated,” she said. Leading fertility expert Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, described the work as “very elegant” and said it opened up “exciting” potential for future... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Anaesthesia services given seal of approval by Royal Collegeand long term conditions such as diabetes and lung disease. We also play a key
Anaesthesia services given seal of approval by Royal College
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and long term conditions such as diabetes and lung disease. We also play a key role in the training and education of medical, nursing and dental students with our academic partners, including the University of Sheffield and Shef... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryosto create the body plan -- even in the absence of a mother," said Harry Moore,
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryos
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
to create the body plan -- even in the absence of a mother," said Harry Moore, a professor of reproductive biology at the University of Sheffield in England. Allan Pacey, also of Sheffield, said they could "revolutionise our understanding of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryosto create the body plan -- even in the absence of a mother," said Harry Moore,
Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryos
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
to create the body plan -- even in the absence of a mother," said Harry Moore, a professor of reproductive biology at the University of Sheffield in England. Allan Pacey, also of Sheffield, said they could "revolutionise our understanding of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Too many degrees are a waste of time and money - so what can be done? purpose to thrive. We shouldn't sell apprenticeships short. Britain still has
Too many degrees are a waste of time and money - so what can be done?
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
purpose to thrive. We shouldn't sell apprenticeships short. Britain still has an unrivalled aerospace industry and, at the University of Sheffield, we work with Boeing and other industry manufacturers at our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Dieshis parents fled Nazi Germany as refugees. He developed an early interest in bo
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Dies
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his parents fled Nazi Germany as refugees. He developed an early interest in both chemistry and physics and went to the University of Sheffield in 1958, obtaining first a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and then a doctorate in molecular... Read more
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PhysOrg
Perceived diversity in neighborhoods is related to more prejudice, study findsdiverse neighbourhoods are less likely to be accepting of minority ethnic group
Perceived diversity in neighborhoods is related to more prejudice, study finds
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diverse neighbourhoods are less likely to be accepting of minority ethnic groups, an international research project by the University of Sheffield has found. Dr Aneta Piekut, of Sheffield Methods Institute, and Professor Gill Valentine,... Read more
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express
Give WHISKEY to dying patients, say doctorsfinal hours, including turning a blind eye to families sneaking in hip flasks -
Give WHISKEY to dying patients, say doctors
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final hours, including turning a blind eye to families sneaking in hip flasks - or even offering them a “tipple.” The University of Sheffield Medical School professor said: “When my own father-in-law died at home one of my jobs was to bring... Read more
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The Forward
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkey“Localizing Ashkenazic Jews to primeval villages in the ancient Iranian lands o
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkey
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
“Localizing Ashkenazic Jews to primeval villages in the ancient Iranian lands of Ashkenaz,” the study by the University of Sheffield geneticist Eran Elhaik and three other researchers appeared in March in Oxford University Press’... Read more
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JTA
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkey“Localizing Ashkenazic Jews to primeval villages in the ancient Iranian lands o
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkey
JTA / Posted 2 days ago
“Localizing Ashkenazic Jews to primeval villages in the ancient Iranian lands of Ashkenaz,” the study by the University of Sheffield geneticist Eran Elhaik and three other researchers appeared in March in Oxford University Press’... Read more
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PhysOrg
Perceived diversity in neighbourhoods is related to more prejudice, study findsdiverse neighbourhoods are less likely to be accepting of minority ethnic group
Perceived diversity in neighbourhoods is related to more prejudice, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
diverse neighbourhoods are less likely to be accepting of minority ethnic groups, an international research project by the University of Sheffield has found. Dr Aneta Piekut, of Sheffield Methods Institute, and Professor Gill Valentine,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Calcite tuned to be mollusk-toughthat the molecules were distributed individually rather than in clumps. In par
Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
that the molecules were distributed individually rather than in clumps. In parallel, a group led by John Harding (University of Sheffield) conducted atomistic computer simulations to determine how the amino acid molecules were fit into the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NHS 'should allow the dying a tot of whiskey' in their final hoursThe Emeritus professor at University of Sheffield Medical School said he had tr
NHS 'should allow the dying a tot of whiskey' in their final hours
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The Emeritus professor at University of Sheffield Medical School said he had tried to convince the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice) to include the option of a “tipple” in their recent guidelines about care of the dying. Prof... Read more
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Zero Hedge
TTIP Leaked Documents Show Obama Demands Killing Paris Accord Against Climate ChangeService]’.” Privatization of government assets is favorably viewed by Obama. T
TTIP Leaked Documents Show Obama Demands Killing Paris Accord Against Climate Change
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Service]’.” Privatization of government assets is favorably viewed by Obama. Tamara Hervey, a professor of EU law at the University of Sheffield, told the Independent, "The UK government could include a reservation in the agreement to say that it... Read more
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walesonline
Excavations to happen after 50 human skeletons found on Welsh beachcross had been found in association with a long cist grave. These are the top
Excavations to happen after 50 human skeletons found on Welsh beach
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
cross had been found in association with a long cist grave. These are the top 20 beaches in Wales “Bone analysis by the University of Sheffield will provide information on the diet of the people who are buried at St Patrick’s Chapel and even on... Read more
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walesonline
Human remains to be uncovered at beach chapel sitetime in Britain that an upright stone cross had been found in association with
Human remains to be uncovered at beach chapel site
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
time in Britain that an upright stone cross had been found in association with a long cist grave. “Bone analysis by the University of Sheffield will provide information on the diet of the people who are buried at St Patrick’s Chapel and even on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TTIP: UK Parliament 'would not be able to stop NHS sell-off if treaty is passed'lecturer at the University of Manchester who has written a book on TTIP. Tamar
TTIP: UK Parliament 'would not be able to stop NHS sell-off if treaty is passed'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
lecturer at the University of Manchester who has written a book on TTIP. Tamara Hervey, a professor of EU law at the University of Sheffield, said that it was legally debateable what kind of process the UK Government would go through to pass... Read more
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PhysOrg
Structure of an enzyme that pathogenic bacteria use to reduce oxygen revealednew ways to combat bacterial infections. Gregory Cook with the University of Ot
Structure of an enzyme that pathogenic bacteria use to reduce oxygen revealed
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
new ways to combat bacterial infections. Gregory Cook with the University of Otago in New Zealand and Robert Poole with the University of Sheffield, in the UK have published a Perspective piece on the work done by the team and why they believe it is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industryin the USA. The study by Dr Jeff Jia from the University of Exeter Business Sc
Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industry
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
in the USA. The study by Dr Jeff Jia from the University of Exeter Business School, and Hui Sun and Lenny Koh, from the University of Sheffield School of Management, is thought to be the first detailed comparison of policy, industry and the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Seven reasons why Norwich (not Sheffield) is the real City of AleAle status, we look at some of the reasons why the fine city deserves to keep i
Seven reasons why Norwich (not Sheffield) is the real City of Ale
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Ale status, we look at some of the reasons why the fine city deserves to keep its crown. • The report commissioned by the University of Sheffield focuses on the Sheffield City region and not just the city itself. When you have to bring in places... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Climate change linked to high pressure over Greenlandpatterns over northwest Europe, according to climate change experts at a leadin
Climate change linked to high pressure over Greenland
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
patterns over northwest Europe, according to climate change experts at a leading UK university. New research at the University of Sheffield, led by Professor Edward Hanna from the Department of Geography, has identified changes in weather... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Best beer city? Report (commissioned by Sheffield) claims Sheffield has better ale than NorwichDawn Leeder and Phil Cutter. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Then there is the young pre
Best beer city? Report (commissioned by Sheffield) claims Sheffield has better ale than Norwich
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Then there is the young pretender, Sheffield, where academics at the University of Sheffield have commissioned a report to stake the city’s claim to being top of the hops. It claims Sheffield... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Best beer city? Report (commissioned by Sheffield) claims Sheffield has better ale than NorwichDawn Leeder and Phil Cutter. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Then there is the young pre
Best beer city? Report (commissioned by Sheffield) claims Sheffield has better ale than Norwich
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Then there is the young pretender, Sheffield, where academics at the University of Sheffield have commissioned a report to stake the city’s claim to being top of the hops. It claims Sheffield... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over GreenlandCredit: NASA Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, acco
Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Credit: NASA Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, according to climate change experts at the University of Sheffield. New research, led by Professor Edward Hanna from the University's Department of Geography, has identified... Read more
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International Business Times
Greenland: High Arctic air pressure may be causing extreme weather in the UK colder temperatures. Air pressure over Greenland had been recorded by scientis
Greenland: High Arctic air pressure may be causing extreme weather in the UK
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
colder temperatures. Air pressure over Greenland had been recorded by scientists since 1948. Researchers at the University of Sheffield wanted to compare air pressure from recent years to before humans began releasing greenhouse gases... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds TBS as independent contributor to fracture risk assessmentwith TBS or the FRAX risk factors alone. Co-author Professor John A Kanis, Eme
Study finds TBS as independent contributor to fracture risk assessment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
with TBS or the FRAX risk factors alone. Co-author Professor John A Kanis, Emeritus Professor in Human Metabolism, University of Sheffield, stated, "The findings of this study support the use of TBS, not only as a standalone assessment of... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Robot Revolution in Caregivingand boost their capacity to communicate. This value as a social mediator inter
The Robot Revolution in Caregiving
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
and boost their capacity to communicate. This value as a social mediator interests Amanda Sharkey and colleagues at the University of Sheffield. “With dementia in particular it can become difficult to have a conversation, and PARO can be useful... Read more
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Medical News Today
Brits 'are not a nation of binge drinkers,' says studyWhile the British are often perceived as a nation of binge drinkers, new resear
Brits 'are not a nation of binge drinkers,' says study
Medical News Today / Posted 12 days ago
While the British are often perceived as a nation of binge drinkers, new research from the UK's University of Sheffield challenges this stereotype, after finding that almost half of British drinkers consume alcohol at home in moderate... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Remain campaign needs a dash of the Brexiters' utopianismwe hear more of that kind of idealism from him and others, we might start to se
The Remain campaign needs a dash of the Brexiters' utopianism
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
we hear more of that kind of idealism from him and others, we might start to see the value of utopianism for the In campaign. Craig Berry is Deputy Director of the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheff... Read more
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express
The real ale capital of the world - but can YOU guess where?1,000 different beers are produced by Sheffield's brewers every year. Professo
The real ale capital of the world - but can YOU guess where?
express / Posted 14 days ago
1,000 different beers are produced by Sheffield's brewers every year. Professor Vanessa Toulmin a tourism expert at the University of Sheffield, said: "Sheffield has always been a city of makers - and it's no surprise that this extends to beer... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The lifestyle gurus: How Gwyneth, Blake and Martha became arbiters for good livingskill set that even advocates of the you-can-have-it-all mindset would balk at.
The lifestyle gurus: How Gwyneth, Blake and Martha became arbiters for good living
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
skill set that even advocates of the you-can-have-it-all mindset would balk at. Dr. Lorna Warren, a social scientist at the University of Sheffield, studies the ways in which society and the media understand women and aging. “They present this idea... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
CITY REGION AWARDS LAUNCH: 51 finalists in 13 categories revealedwill pick an outstanding business of the year from among the winners of the oth
CITY REGION AWARDS LAUNCH: 51 finalists in 13 categories revealed
Derbyshire Times / Posted 14 days ago
will pick an outstanding business of the year from among the winners of the other 13 categories. Lifetime Achievement Award - sponsored by the University of Sheffield Management School A special award, the winner will be announced on... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Queen honours our magnificent sevenGroup, Royal Sun Alliance and the American Automobile Association (AAA). The bu
Queen honours our magnificent seven
Derbyshire Times / Posted 14 days ago
Group, Royal Sun Alliance and the American Automobile Association (AAA). The business is also working with the University of Sheffield and the European Space Agency, to provide insights into air pollution in South Yorkshire. In 2016... Read more
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Daily Mirror
90 stunning photographs marking the Queen's 90th birthdayof Parliament PAQueen Elizabeth II wears 3 D glasses to watch a display and pi
90 stunning photographs marking the Queen's 90th birthday
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
of Parliament PAQueen Elizabeth II wears 3 D glasses to watch a display and pilot a JCB digger, during a visit to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research centre, on November 18, 2010 GettyQueen Elizabeth II looks at an... Read more
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Velo News
Sky pulls Henao over bio passport inquiryreadings, we then commissioned a 10-week research programme led by Dr Eddie Ham
Sky pulls Henao over bio passport inquiry
Velo News / Posted 15 days ago
readings, we then commissioned a 10-week research programme led by Dr Eddie Hampton, a consultant haematologist from the University of Sheffield, with other independent scientific experts. This programme involved further randomised blood and... Read more
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International Business Times
Origin of Yiddish: Iranian and Ashkenazic Jews created 'secret language' for trading along Silk Road geographical origin is unknown, working out where the language came from has re
Origin of Yiddish: Iranian and Ashkenazic Jews created 'secret language' for trading along Silk Road
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
geographical origin is unknown, working out where the language came from has remained a mystery. Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Tel Aviv University used a Geographic Population Structure tool that allows scientists to find... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pension fears as mums use spare cash to fund day caredebt and childcare costs were preventing women from saving, according to resear
Pension fears as mums use spare cash to fund day care
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
debt and childcare costs were preventing women from saving, according to research by the women's equality charity and University of Sheffield, supported by Scottish Widows. Sam Smethers, chief executive of the Fawcett Society, said: "The... Read more
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PhysOrg
DNA sat nav uncovers ancient Ashkenazcould have originated from four ancient villages in north-eastern Turkey. The
DNA sat nav uncovers ancient Ashkenaz
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
could have originated from four ancient villages in north-eastern Turkey. The research, led by Dr Eran Elhaik from the University of Sheffield, suggests the Yiddish language was invented by Iranian and Ashkenazic Jews as they traded on the Silk... Read more
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New Kerala
Lowered birth rates one reason why women outlive men: newkerala.com #51693research fellow at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, who
Lowered birth rates one reason why women outlive men: newkerala.com #51693
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
research fellow at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, who headed the study. The team consisted of researchers from Uppsala University, University of Turku, University of Sheffield and University of Utah. Image: Wikimedia Comm... Read more
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PhysOrg
Batteries from parked electric vehicles could reduce costs for train commutersa new battery energy storage project that could mean more efficient and cheaper
Batteries from parked electric vehicles could reduce costs for train commuters
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
a new battery energy storage project that could mean more efficient and cheaper trains. The TransEnergy project led by the University of Sheffield, will work with National Rail to investigate how battery storage could be used to power our... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Important Habit Of Just Startingskewed? Recent studies into chronic procrastinators have uncovered what Dr Fus
The Important Habit Of Just Starting
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 16 days ago
skewed? Recent studies into chronic procrastinators have uncovered what Dr Fuschia Sirois, a psychology professor at the University of Sheffield, England, has called “temporal myopia”, or the inability to see into your future. We all have a way... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover C4 photosynthesis boosts growth by altering size and structure of plant leaves and rootsof their leaves and roots, according to a new study. The ground breaking resea
Scientists discover C4 photosynthesis boosts growth by altering size and structure of plant leaves and roots
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
of their leaves and roots, according to a new study. The ground breaking research, conducted by scientists at the University of Sheffield, revealed why plants using C4 photosynthesis - a complex set of structural and chemical adaptations... Read more
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Breitbart
University Students Are Unable to Read a Whole Bookof an argument developed over the course of many pages.” Jenny Pickerill, prof
University Students Are Unable to Read a Whole Book
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
of an argument developed over the course of many pages.” Jenny Pickerill, professor in environmental geography at the University of Sheffield, said of full length books: “students struggle with them, saying the language or concepts are too... Read more
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Mashable
Jony Ive designs special iPad Pro for London's Design Museumof the most interesting exhibits on display at the time was an array of persona
Jony Ive designs special iPad Pro for London's Design Museum
Mashable / Posted 19 days ago
of the most interesting exhibits on display at the time was an array of personal drone prototypes, created by the University Of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre's (AMRC) Design and Prototyping Group — all of which looked... Read more
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The Atlantic
'The Globalization of Indifference': How Pope Francis Sees the Refugee Crisisof the boy on the beach spread to the screens of almost 20 million people in ju
'The Globalization of Indifference': How Pope Francis Sees the Refugee Crisis
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
of the boy on the beach spread to the screens of almost 20 million people in just 12 hours, according to a study by the University of Sheffield. It resonated around the world for a disturbing but human reason: The boy looked like any boy, the... Read more
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Daily Star
Hard-up students offered £75 Amazon vouchers for their spermSWAP: Cash-needy students can swap their sperm for Amazon vouchers Lads at the
Hard-up students offered £75 Amazon vouchers for their sperm
Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
SWAP: Cash-needy students can swap their sperm for Amazon vouchers Lads at the University of Sheffield are being offered a £75 voucher for the online retailer for a donation of their coveted swimmers. The samples are needed as part of a trial run... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Sunscreen could weaken spermmiles from what might happen to sperm in a guy who puts on sunscreen," said All
Sunscreen could weaken sperm
KSBW Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
miles from what might happen to sperm in a guy who puts on sunscreen," said Allan Pacey, a professor of andrology at the University of Sheffield. More research is needed on the effects of sunscreen on sperm, other researchers said. "Although... Read more
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