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SKY News
'Wake up call' over falling sperm countsdespite the decline, average sperm counts remained in the "normal" range, said
SKY News / Posted 3 hours ago
despite the decline, average sperm counts remained in the "normal" range, said Allan Pacey, professor of andrology at the University of Sheffield. Sperm count measures the number of sperm present in every millilitre of semen. A normal range is... Read more
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Salon.com
Sperm counts are half of what they used to be 40 years agochanges as true, scientific factors in the overall drop in sperm counts. As Al
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
changes as true, scientific factors in the overall drop in sperm counts. As Allan Pacey, professor of andrology at the University of Sheffield, told the Guardian, “We have got very little epidemiological evidence to say what might be causing... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Twitter abuse of UK MPs doubled after terror attacks, says studyin the wake of the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks in the UK, accor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
in the wake of the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks in the UK, according to a new research. The research by University of Sheffield covered 840,000 tweets and suggests that the amount of abuse in the run-up to the snap elections in... Read more
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Evening Standard
These are the 25 best student halls in the UK, according to studentslocated right near to the campus, meaning you can 'wake up at 8.55 a.m. and mak
Evening Standard / Posted 11 hours ago
located right near to the campus, meaning you can 'wake up at 8.55 a.m. and make a 9 a.m. lecture.' 9. Stephenson Hall - University of Sheffield: Another famous 'Stevo', this catered hall makes up in 'memories' for what it lacks in luxury.... Read more
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express
Male Tory MPs 'received highest share of Twitter abuse ahead of election', research findsper cent of mentions on Twitter of male Tory candidates were deemed to be abusi
express / Posted 22 hours ago
per cent of mentions on Twitter of male Tory candidates were deemed to be abusive, according to a probe by Buzzfeed and the University of Sheffield. This figure was found to be the highest figure, with male Ukip candidates in second place with four... Read more
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Reuters
Don’t write off post-Brexit London just yetproblems - a lack of investment in particular - hampers real growth. Most depre
Reuters / Posted yesterday
problems - a lack of investment in particular - hampers real growth. Most depressingly, a report last year from the University of Sheffield claims that manufacturing in Britain has entered a new and dangerous phase of decline. Much of the... Read more
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dna
COLUMN-Commentary: Don't write off post-Brexit London just yetproblems - a lack of investment in particular - hampers real growth. Most depre
dna / Posted 3 days ago
problems - a lack of investment in particular - hampers real growth. Most depressingly, a report last year from the University of Sheffield claims that manufacturing in Britain has entered a new and dangerous phase of decline. Much of the... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Former Lady Manners School pupil crowned Miss Englandevery moment.” Stephanie, from Calver, has just graduated with a first class d
Derbyshire Times / Posted 4 days ago
every moment.” Stephanie, from Calver, has just graduated with a first class degree in Radiotherapy and Oncology from the University of Sheffield and has postponed doing her masters degree while she is Miss England. She said: “I will be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girl's, 2, unruly hair is due to a rare genetic conditioncurly hair - it makes it frizzy and it all just stands up on end.' Andrew Mess
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
curly hair - it makes it frizzy and it all just stands up on end.' Andrew Messenger, professor of dermatology at the University of Sheffield, said: 'Uncombable hair syndrome is a rare inherited hair problem. 'Recent research from Germany has... Read more
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International Business Times
Now there's a 'frigid' sex robot that allows men to simulate rape fantasies experts definitely do. Noel Sharkey, co-founder of the Foundation of Responsib
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
experts definitely do. Noel Sharkey, co-founder of the Foundation of Responsible Robotics and a robotics professor at the University of Sheffield, is deeply concerned about the numerous ethical implications of the burgeoning super-realistic... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The truly disturbing thing about this sex robotwebsite. One of the authors of the FRR report, Noel Sharkey, a professor of ar
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
website. One of the authors of the FRR report, Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, England, said there are obvious ethical arguments within the field about sex robots with “frigid”... Read more
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walesonline
Universities are awarding more firsts to degree students as top grades soarof Chester - 11.2% 15.2% 4 * University of Gloucestershire - 16.9% 20.9% 3.9
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
of Chester - 11.2% 15.2% 4 * University of Gloucestershire - 16.9% 20.9% 3.9 * University of Bolton - 12.3% 16% 3.8 * University of Sheffield - 17.7% 21.4% 3.7 * University of Exeter - 19.4% 23.1% 3.7 * Canterbury Christ Church University -... Read more
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asianage
At 21, Indian-Origin boy becomes youngest doctor to start working in UKwork as a junior doctor in York next month. Arpan graduated with Bachelor of Me
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
work as a junior doctor in York next month. Arpan graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from University of Sheffield on July 17. Arpan is going to beat the previous record of youngest doctor to start work in UK by 17... Read more
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dna
origin Arpan Doshi set to become UK's youngest doctorin north-east England. Arpan Doshi graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and
dna / Posted 5 days ago
in north-east England. Arpan Doshi graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Sheffield on Monday aged 21 and 335 days and is due to start work as a junior doctor in York next month. He... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
origin doctor to become UK’s youngest to start work, says ‘parents will be very proud’in north-east England. Arpan Doshi graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
in north-east England. Arpan Doshi graduated with his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Sheffield on Monday -- aged 21 and 335 days -- and is due to start work as a junior doctor in York next... Read more
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Daily Star
Outrage as sex robot company sells ‘frigid' cyborg that ‘can be RAPED'difference between these dolls and real girls? Noel Sharkey, a professor of ar
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
difference between these dolls and real girls? Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, told New York Times there are ethical arguments within the field about sex robots with “frigid”... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Insomnia research by SleepCogni receives continued fundingde Werken’s appointment as Chief Scientific Officer in 2016 and locate to the K
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
de Werken’s appointment as Chief Scientific Officer in 2016 and locate to the Kroto Innovation & research Centre within the University of Sheffield. Problems falling to, or maintaining sleep (insomnia) is a widespread problem. One in three people... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow windfarm owner links with major universitiesaim to reduce costs further. As we continue to work closely with Durham Univers
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
aim to reduce costs further. As we continue to work closely with Durham University, and also in partnership with Siemens, University of Sheffield and the University of Hull, we look forward to the outcome of bringing two global leaders in offshore... Read more
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Marie Claire
Did You Spot The Significant Detail In Beyoncé's First Photo Of The Twins?motif is Bey’s way to challenge the idea of whiteness and purity. Katie Edward
Marie Claire / Posted 8 days ago
motif is Bey’s way to challenge the idea of whiteness and purity. Katie Edwards, the director of SIIBS at the University of Sheffield, wrote: ‘Beyoncé’s re-appropriation of Virgin Mary iconography offers a biting critique of this... Read more
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express
Sex-crazed descend on Dublin brothel for steamy session with busty blonde robot sex dollpose to society and relationships. Belfast-born Noel Sharkey, a professor of a
express / Posted 9 days ago
pose to society and relationships. Belfast-born Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, and Dr Aimee van Wynsberghe, assistant professor in ethics and technology at a Dutch university,... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Interesting new way to lower your cholesterolcannot be rolled out. Larger trials will be needed to ensure safety. Tim Chico
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
cannot be rolled out. Larger trials will be needed to ensure safety. Tim Chico, a reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, added, “This was a well-conducted but very early study, using animals not humans, and many questions... Read more
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birminghammail
Warning sex robots could encourage rape and paedophiliathat could involve issues of rape and paedophilia.Sex dolls are coming Speakin
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
that could involve issues of rape and paedophilia.Sex dolls are coming Speaking in London, Prof Sharkey, from the University of Sheffield, said: "I can tell you that the sex robots are certainly coming. "I can't think of any other way to... Read more
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Daily Star
Sex robots in 'EVERY shop': Cyborg maker vows global 'revolution' despite calls for BANJapan – sex robots are being marketed as potential “cure” for paedophiles and r
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
Japan – sex robots are being marketed as potential “cure” for paedophiles and rapists. But ethics expert Sharkey, from the University of Sheffield, has called for a ban on sex dolls and robots that resemble children over fears sex crimes could... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Dowty Propellers to build a new UK headquarters & production facilitywith a grant of £9.5 million, and overseen by Innovate UK. Partners include the
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
with a grant of £9.5 million, and overseen by Innovate UK. Partners include the UK's National Composites Centre, The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and the Manufacturing Technology Centre. "A key focus of the... Read more
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Daily Echo
Fewer 999 calls to be treated as 'life-threatening' in targets overhaultarget also says 90% of these people must have a paramedic on the scene within
Daily Echo / Posted 11 days ago
target also says 90% of these people must have a paramedic on the scene within a maximum of 40 minutes. Experts from the University of Sheffield, who conducted a study into the move by NHS England, said there was no evidence it would lead to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Working more than 55 hours a week raises your risk of heart problemsnothing to do with the other, already known, risk factors for the condition.'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
nothing to do with the other, already known, risk factors for the condition.' Dr Tim Chico, consultant cardiologist at the University of Sheffield, added: 'Most people who work long hours won't have the luxury of being able to change their working... Read more
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The News and Star
Ambulance response targets overhauled under plan to save more livesexpected to have a paramedic on the scene within eight minutes - will face a wa
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
expected to have a paramedic on the scene within eight minutes - will face a wait of up to 40 minutes. Experts from the University of Sheffield, who conducted a study into the move by NHS England, said there was no evidence it would lead to... Read more
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express
SOLAR ENERGY BREAKTHROUGH: boffins unlock secret of photosynthesis that powers lifesun after unlocking the secret of photosynthesis - how plants transform sunligh
express / Posted 12 days ago
sun after unlocking the secret of photosynthesis - how plants transform sunlight into physical energy. Scientists at the University of Sheffield have unlocked the secret of photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the key to all life on Earth, after... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ambulance response targets overhauled under plan to save more livesexpected to have a paramedic on the scene within eight minutes - will face a wa
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
expected to have a paramedic on the scene within eight minutes - will face a wait of up to 40 minutes. Experts from the University of Sheffield, who conducted a study into the move by NHS England, said there was no evidence it would lead to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tuition fees are unsustainable, half of university vice-chancellors sayis plain unfair – with too much debt and too high a rate of interest," he said.
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
is plain unfair – with too much debt and too high a rate of interest," he said. Sir Keith Burnett, vice-chancellor of the University of Sheffield, has said that reform was urgently needed. “If we let it carry on I think that it will result in a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Rise in direct-to-consumer DNA testing brings new ‘threat’ to people involved in donor conception, social scientist warnsto each other and 16 other donor-related siblings. Editor in Chief of Human Fe
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
to each other and 16 other donor-related siblings. Editor in Chief of Human Fertility Professor Allan Pacey from the University of Sheffield said: Dr Crawshaw’s commentary raises some important issues and challenges. Healthcare professionals... Read more
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The Irish Times
Coffee cuts risk of death from strokes and heart disease, studies findminutes on a woman’s. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it.” Dr Tim Chico,
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
minutes on a woman’s. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it.” Dr Tim Chico, reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, said: “What can we conclude from these studies? The authors of both papers sensibly go no further... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Coffee drinkers 'could add years to their lives', study showsminutes on a woman's. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it." Dr Tim Chico,
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
minutes on a woman's. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it." Dr Tim Chico, reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, said: "What can we conclude from these studies? The authors of both papers sensibly go no further... Read more
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The News and Star
Coffee drinkers 'could add years to their lives', study showsminutes on a woman's. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it." Dr Tim Chico,
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
minutes on a woman's. So perhaps we should relax and enjoy it." Dr Tim Chico, reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, said: "What can we conclude from these studies? The authors of both papers sensibly go no further... Read more
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Deseret News
UVU's Holland to speak today before British Parliamentgroup two years ago, also at the invitation of the baroness. Holland is one of
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
group two years ago, also at the invitation of the baroness. Holland is one of four presenters. The others are University of Sheffield President Keith Burnett; Stephen Conway, the Bishop of Ely, an education expert of the Church of... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Sex robots could 'increase objectification of women and children'could encourage objectification, abuse, rape and paedophilia.'Devalue and dehum
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
could encourage objectification, abuse, rape and paedophilia.'Devalue and dehumanise consumers' Prof Sharkey, of the University of Sheffield, warned a robot programmed to resist sexual advances was effectively a rape victim and that animate... Read more
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Daily Star
Sex robots declared ‘DANGER to women and kids’ in horrifying calls for UK BANbelieve that sex robots can be used to treat paedophiles who have urges to mole
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
believe that sex robots can be used to treat paedophiles who have urges to molest children. But prof Sharkey, of the University of Sheffield, dismissed such therapy and has called for a ban on sex robots entering the UK. Speaking in London,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mruttu, Samboja Appeal to Women Voters Through Running Matesminers for locals to start benefiting from the natural resource. She holds a b
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
miners for locals to start benefiting from the natural resource. She holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Sheffield in England. Supporters say she provides a perfect balance in terms of gender and age. Through her... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brothel rents out lifelike robot sex doll with 32E boobs for €100 an hoursociety and relationships.Read More Belfast-born Noel Sharkey, a professor of
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
society and relationships.Read More Belfast-born Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, and Dr Aimee van Wynsberghe, assistant professor in ethics and technology at a Dutch university,... Read more
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Daily Star
Sex robot DANGER: Scientists deliver harrowing warning over cyborgsrape." The report, titled " Our sexual future with robots”, was written with t
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
rape." The report, titled " Our sexual future with robots”, was written with the help of Professor Noel Sharkey, from the University of Sheffield. It seeks to raise awareness of sex robots and issues grim warnings about the "dark side" of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Salvation Army claims 'sexbots' could fuel sex slaveryexperts warned the robots may encourage rape and paedophilia (Image: Instagram/
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
experts warned the robots may encourage rape and paedophilia (Image: Instagram/abyssrealdoll Follow) Prof Sharkey, of the University of Sheffield, warned a robot programmed to resist sexual advances was effectively a rape victim and that animate... Read more
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birminghammail
Sex robots condemned by furious Salvation Armycompliant and uncomplaining sexbots could encourage objectification, abuse, rap
birminghammail / Posted 19 days ago
compliant and uncomplaining sexbots could encourage objectification, abuse, rape and paedophilia. Prof Sharkey, of the University of Sheffield, warned a robot programmed to resist sexual advances was effectively a rape victim and that animate... Read more
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iol.co.za
Move over blow-up dolls, the sex robots are hereoffenders, or for people with disabilities. Noel Sharkey, a professor of artif
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
offenders, or for people with disabilities. Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at Britain's University of Sheffield, said it was difficult to predict how far or fast the market would grow, or what its effect on... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sex robot revolution could encourage rape and paedophilia, says artificial intelligence expertuncharted and dark territory, an artificial intelligence expert has warned. Ac
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
uncharted and dark territory, an artificial intelligence expert has warned. According to Professor Noel Sharkey from the University of Sheffield, these AI robots could have a major impact on society depending on their affordability and people’s... Read more
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The Register
It's time for a long, hard mass debate over sex robots, experts concludetechnology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, and Noel Shark
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
technology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, and Noel Sharkey, professor of AI and robotics at the UK'S University of Sheffield, that the phrasing of survey questions and lack of participant knowledge about sex robots may have... Read more
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Deseret News
Matt Holland in England: What Utah Valley University is teaching Oxforddegrees from Duke and a past fellowship at Princeton. Other members of the pan
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
degrees from Duke and a past fellowship at Princeton. Other members of the panel will include the president of the University of Sheffield, which boasts an Advanced Manufacturing Research Center; an education expert for the Church of... Read more
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The Hindu
#WeAreInternational, say British universitieskeep making the argument, rational, important arguments, about the economy,” sa
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
keep making the argument, rational, important arguments, about the economy,” said Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, who accompanied Prime Minister Theresa May on her visit to India last year. “It’s turning out to be... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Will sex robots become the new norm? Report looks at uses of life-like robotsthat we should really look at it," co-author Noel Sharkey, a professor of artif
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
that we should really look at it," co-author Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics at the University of Sheffield, told reporters,Business Insider reported. The report suggests the future of sex robots is somewhat... Read more
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walesonline
There is going to be a new number to call if you need medical helpnursing homes also have a direct line in to 111. A formal evaluation has been
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
nursing homes also have a direct line in to 111. A formal evaluation has been commissioned from the Public and Corporate Economic Consultants Unit (PACEC) in association with the University of Sheffield, and the results are expected later this mon... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Robot experts: ‘We need to talk about sex’sex offenders or for people with disabilities. Noel Sharkey, a professor of ar
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
sex offenders or for people with disabilities. Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield in Britain, says it is difficult to predict how far or fast the market will grow or what its effect... Read more
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