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Daily Mail
Taking ibuprofen could raise heart risk by a fifthwho take them on a daily basis rather than only occasionally.’ Dr Tim Chico, a
Taking ibuprofen could raise heart risk by a fifth
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
who take them on a daily basis rather than only occasionally.’ Dr Tim Chico, an expert in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, also said the risk was low for patients who only took NSAIDs occasionally and had no previous risk... Read more
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PhysOrg
Shift in westerly winds leading to climate impacts is human-inducedResearchers from the Sheffield-led team gathering data from the Antarctic ice s
Shift in westerly winds leading to climate impacts is human-induced
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
Researchers from the Sheffield-led team gathering data from the Antarctic ice sheet . Credit: University of Sheffield A shortage of data on the weather in Antarctica is hampering efforts to understand climate change in the region, according to new... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's west, south losing rain as climate change shifts windsclimate change to be clearly separated from this large natural variability". L
Australia's west, south losing rain as climate change shifts winds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
climate change to be clearly separated from this large natural variability". Lead author Dr Julie Jones, from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, said there was still an enormous amount to learn about the Antarctic... Read more
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Medical News Today
ALS: Breakthrough discovery of destructive brain cellsPioneering research led by The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom re
ALS: Breakthrough discovery of destructive brain cells
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
Pioneering research led by The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom reveals that a type of cell in the central nervous system that usually supports motor neuron function can "go rogue" and destroy motor neurons in people with ALS. ALS is a... Read more
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Express and Star
Cervical cancer: New scanners help fight against disease in the Midlands « Express & Starby Manchester company, Zilico Ltd, following a collaboration between Professor
Cervical cancer: New scanners help fight against disease in the Midlands « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
by Manchester company, Zilico Ltd, following a collaboration between Professor Brian Brown, a medical physicist at the University of Sheffield, and Professor John Tidy, a consultant gynaecological oncologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ancient ostrich eggshell contains protein clue for archaeologistssurface minerals in the eggshell, allowing preservation over long stretches of
Ancient ostrich eggshell contains protein clue for archaeologists
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
surface minerals in the eggshell, allowing preservation over long stretches of time. Co-author Dr Colin Freeman, from the University of Sheffield, said: “Remarkably, (in) the oldest eggshell in the study – from the famous 3.8 million year-old site... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Creepy Northampton clown terrifying residents by standing around on street corners staring at passers-byfor "one who walks on stilts." Symptoms include feelings of dread, increased h
Creepy Northampton clown terrifying residents by standing around on street corners staring at passers-by
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
for "one who walks on stilts." Symptoms include feelings of dread, increased heartbeat, sweating, nausea and anger. A University of Sheffield study from 2008 found that out of 250 children aged four to 16 images of a clown were widely... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientist uses stem cells derived from dental pulp to return hearing to deaf peopleaffects 360 million people. In response, Oscar Omar Solis Castro, who is on hi
Scientist uses stem cells derived from dental pulp to return hearing to deaf people
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
affects 360 million people. In response, Oscar Omar Solis Castro, who is on his doctorate in biomedical sciences at the University of Sheffield, England, uses stem cells derived from dental pulp for use in the regeneration of sensory neurons in... Read more
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International Business Times
Breast cancer patients at risk of missing out on 43p drug over funding confusionin the new guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Breast cancer patients at risk of missing out on 43p drug over funding confusion
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
in the new guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Rob Coleman, medical oncology professor at the University of Sheffield, said that the drug should be made available "as a matter of urgency" and "absolute pr... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Thousands of women missing out on 43p breast cancer drugand monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Thousands of women missing out on 43p breast cancer drug
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Gazette
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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express
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
express / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: “It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Breast cancer pill costing just 34p DENIED to sufferers because of NHS red tapeNHS would save £5million over 10 years for each year of patients treated, accor
Breast cancer pill costing just 34p DENIED to sufferers because of NHS red tape
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
NHS would save £5million over 10 years for each year of patients treated, according to a Breast Cancer Now study with the University of Sheffield. But with no national policy on how the drug should be funded for breast cancer patients, many... Read more
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Harrow Times
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Harrow Times / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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Bolton News
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob C
Women's lives 'needlessly put at risk by breast cancer drug funding confusion'
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
and monitoring side-effects) is estimated to be 43p per day per patient. Rob Coleman, professor of medical oncology at the University of Sheffield, said: "It should be an absolute priority for every clinician and commissioner involved in the... Read more
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New Kerala
How warmer seas are changing our planet for the worse - newkerala.com #121632increase in sea temperatures is having a huge impact on the world's weather," s
How warmer seas are changing our planet for the worse - newkerala.com #121632
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
increase in sea temperatures is having a huge impact on the world's weather," said one of the study authors Grant Bigg from University of Sheffield in Britain. "Our study has shown that severe hurricanes, storm surges, melting ice in the Arctic... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brian Cox announces winner of the £25,000 'Booker Prize of science writing'gained a reputation as “the Booker Prize of science writing”. The Invention Of
Brian Cox announces winner of the £25,000 'Booker Prize of science writing'
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
gained a reputation as “the Booker Prize of science writing”. The Invention Of Nature beat short-listed books including University of Sheffield professor Tim Birkhead’s book about birds’ eggs, The Most Perfect Thing, and Pulitzer Prize-winner... Read more
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heraldscotland
Brian Cox announces winner of the £25,000 'Booker Prize of science writing'gained a reputation as “the Booker Prize of science writing”. The Invention Of
Brian Cox announces winner of the £25,000 'Booker Prize of science writing'
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
gained a reputation as “the Booker Prize of science writing”. The Invention Of Nature beat short-listed books including University of Sheffield professor Tim Birkhead’s book about birds’ eggs, The Most Perfect Thing, and Pulitzer Prize-winner... Read more
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Wakefield Today
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Fridayand 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a ne
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday
Wakefield Today / Posted 14 days ago
and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Fridayand 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a ne
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday
Derbyshire Times / Posted 14 days ago
and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with... Read more
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chad
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Fridayand 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a ne
WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday
chad / Posted 14 days ago
and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Pac-man like protein eats dead cells, helps prevent cancerinflammation that can lead to cancer, a finding that may find new therapies to
Pac-man like protein eats dead cells, helps prevent cancer
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
inflammation that can lead to cancer, a finding that may find new therapies to combat the disease. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK discovered the Rac1 protein switches cell function and causes cells to respond to 'eat me'... Read more
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iafrica.com
Statins' benefits outweigh side-effectswas a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demo
Statins' benefits outweigh side-effects
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
was a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demonised," Tim Chico, a cardiologist from the University of Sheffield, told the Science Media Centre. "Statins can cause side effects, but the chance of developing these... Read more
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heraldscotland
Economists warn Scotland: do not try to emulate Londonbailout were needed].” Dr Craig Berry, Deputy Director of the Sheffield Politi
Economists warn Scotland: do not try to emulate London
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
bailout were needed].” Dr Craig Berry, Deputy Director of the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Sheffield, echoed MacFarlane’s view. “Countries overly dependent on large financial sectors tend to be far... Read more
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The New Statesman
Renovating Parliament is an opportunity that's too big to wasteProfessor of Politics and Founding Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for
Renovating Parliament is an opportunity that's too big to waste
The New Statesman / Posted 19 days ago
Professor of Politics and Founding Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics at the University of Sheffield. He also leads a research and public engagement programme called ‘Designing for Democracy’... Read more
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Newsmax
Statins' Benefits Outweigh Side Effects: Scientistswas a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demo
Statins' Benefits Outweigh Side Effects: Scientists
Newsmax / Posted 19 days ago
was a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demonized," Tim Chico, a cardiologist from the University of Sheffield, told the Science Media Center. "Statins can cause side effects, but the chance of developing these... Read more
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CTV News
Statins' benefits outweigh side effects, review concludeswas a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demo
Statins' benefits outweigh side effects, review concludes
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
was a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demonized," Tim Chico, a cardiologist from the University of Sheffield, told the Science Media Centre. "Statins can cause side effects, but the chance of developing these... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Statins' benefits outweigh side-effects: science reviewwas a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demo
Statins' benefits outweigh side-effects: science review
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
was a good summary of the risks and benefits. "Statins have been unfairly demonised," Tim Chico, a cardiologist from the University of Sheffield, told the Science Media Centre. "Statins can cause side effects, but the chance of developing these... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A third of adults should take statins, new research suggestsDr Tim Chico, a reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffiel
A third of adults should take statins, new research suggests
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Dr Tim Chico, a reader in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Sheffield, said statins had been “unfairly demonised”. “This prevents a sensible discussion of the risks and benefits of their use,” he added. “Statins can cause side effects,... Read more
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International Business Times
Is this the worst new building in the UK?were six contenders for the prize, including Lincoln Plaza. The others were Saf
Is this the worst new building in the UK?
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
were six contenders for the prize, including Lincoln Plaza. The others were Saffron Square in Croydon, The Diamond at the University of Sheffield, One Smithfield in Stoke on Trent, an extension to Poole Methodist Church, and 5 Broadgate in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spiders 'tune' their webs to catch preyof spiders has been overlooked until recent years. Speaking about the original
Spiders 'tune' their webs to catch prey
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
of spiders has been overlooked until recent years. Speaking about the original study, co-author Dr Chris Holland of the University of Sheffield said: 'We find that the [webs] are an awesome communication tool. 'Yet again spiders continue to... Read more
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chad
VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffieldand 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a ne
VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield
chad / Posted 22 days ago
and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with... Read more
23d
chad
Nick Clegg to reveal highs and lows at Sheffieldand 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a ne
Nick Clegg to reveal highs and lows at Sheffield
chad / Posted 23 days ago
and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl. The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with... Read more
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dna
UK researchers discover machines can learn by observingsystems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for. Th
UK researchers discover machines can learn by observing
dna / Posted 23 days ago
systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for. The discovery, by researchers at the University of Sheffield, is inspired by the work of computer scientist Alan Turing, who proposed a test which a machine could... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Neuroimaging: an insight into psychiatric causes? An interview with Dr Craig BuckleyImaging, PhD co supervision for the Scottish SINAPSE network, project lead for
Neuroimaging: an insight into psychiatric causes? An interview with Dr Craig Buckley
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
Imaging, PhD co supervision for the Scottish SINAPSE network, project lead for a multi modality imaging Technology Strategy Board funded research programme and a reviewer for the MRC Confidence in Concept panel for the University of... Read more
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asianage
Machines can learn by simply observingsystems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for. Th
Machines can learn by simply observing
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for. The discovery, by researchers at the University of Sheffield, is inspired by the work of computer scientist Alan Turing, who proposed a test which a machine could... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strange but true: Is meditation as good as a holiday?know that babies can learn by observing what's going on around them - and now i
Strange but true: Is meditation as good as a holiday?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
know that babies can learn by observing what's going on around them - and now it seems robots can, too. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK say it's now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strange but true: Is meditation as good as a holiday?know that babies can learn by observing what's going on around them - and now i
Strange but true: Is meditation as good as a holiday?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
know that babies can learn by observing what's going on around them - and now it seems robots can, too. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK say it's now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by... Read more
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Christian Today
Refugee and migrant deaths up by one fifth says Oxfamup to one refugee or migrant death almost every 80 minutes. Independent resear
Refugee and migrant deaths up by one fifth says Oxfam
Christian Today / Posted 26 days ago
up to one refugee or migrant death almost every 80 minutes. Independent research by the Visual Social Media Lab at the University of Sheffield found that the death of Alan focused world interest on the issue, with four times as many tweets on... Read more
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Nottingham Post
ABC's Martin Fry talks about revisiting The Lexicon Of Loveperform with the London Southbank Symphonia is absolutely great. You received
ABC's Martin Fry talks about revisiting The Lexicon Of Love
Nottingham Post / Posted 27 days ago
perform with the London Southbank Symphonia is absolutely great. You received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the University of Sheffield. Was that a special moment for you? Yes it was, very much so. It was a great feeling for me to go... Read more
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Daily Mail
Machines can now learn and imitate systems, simply by observing themindistinguishable from a human. Dr Roderich Gross from the Department of Autom
Machines can now learn and imitate systems, simply by observing them
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
indistinguishable from a human. Dr Roderich Gross from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield, said: 'Our study uses the Turing test to reveal how a given system - not necessarily a human -... Read more
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