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PhysOrg
Researchers show nature conserves its most vital DNA by multitaskingpublished in the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Pr
Researchers show nature conserves its most vital DNA by multitasking
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
published in the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Professor Claudio Alonso and colleagues at the University of Sussex (UK) investigated these treasured genomic keepsakes, called ultraconserved elements (UCEs), which have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Research claiming women are half of online abusers 'flawed'problem." Demos told the ABC gender was detected "using a natural language pro
Research claiming women are half of online abusers 'flawed'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
problem." Demos told the ABC gender was detected "using a natural language processing classifier, developed by the University of Sussex, which looks at the user account which sent the tweet, taking aspects including their username, name and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweet
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweets themselves. Method52 was developed by the University of Sussex and the Center for the Analysis of Social Media in 2012; Twitter's version — "a product feature to help... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweet
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweets themselves. Method52 was developed by the University of Sussex and the Center for the Analysis of Social Media in 2012; Twitter's version — "a product feature to help... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweet
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweets themselves. Method52 was developed by the University of Sussex and the Center for the Analysis of Social Media in 2012; Twitter's version — "a product feature to help... Read more
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WA Today
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweet
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweets themselves. Method52 was developed by the University of Sussex and the Center for the Analysis of Social Media in 2012; Twitter's version — "a product feature to help... Read more
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The Age
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweet
Every 10 seconds, someone on Twitter calls a woman a ‘slut’ or ‘whore’
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
moderators, without victims assuming the burden of flagging and reporting tweets themselves. Method52 was developed by the University of Sussex and the Center for the Analysis of Social Media in 2012; Twitter's version — "a product feature to help... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Names Chief Executives for Six Parastatals(Course work only) at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, in October 1989. Liman
Govt Names Chief Executives for Six Parastatals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
(Course work only) at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, in October 1989. Liman had his Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Sussex, England in October 1993. He started work as a Graduate Assistant in the Ahmadu Bello University in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Does travel kill your sex life?holidays - you're doing it wrong. Photo / iStock Dr Sharif Mowlabocus from the
Does travel kill your sex life?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
holidays - you're doing it wrong. Photo / iStock Dr Sharif Mowlabocus from the Centre of Sexual Dissidence at the University of Sussex, who contributed research to the survey, said many couples considered the hotel bedroom to be a... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Staff at three universities to strike over paythe pickets from 8am tomorrow (Wednesday May 25) at the University of Brighton’
Staff at three universities to strike over pay
Chichester Observer / Posted 7 days ago
the pickets from 8am tomorrow (Wednesday May 25) at the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade campus. Colleagues at the University of Sussex will gather outside Falmer House and on Knight’s Gate Road, while at the University of Chichester, staff... Read more
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express
Huge landslide at British beauty spot triggers urgent warning to holidaymakersbelow. “There is nothing you can do to stop cliff erosion so we would advise p
Huge landslide at British beauty spot triggers urgent warning to holidaymakers
express / Posted 7 days ago
below. “There is nothing you can do to stop cliff erosion so we would advise people to be very careful." Dr John Barlow, University of Sussex senior lecturer, said he believed the fall is an indication of further collapses. He said: “The nature... Read more
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PhysOrg
People power crucial for low-carbon future, new research showsargues a leading technology historian. New research by Johan Schot, Director o
People power crucial for low-carbon future, new research shows
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
argues a leading technology historian. New research by Johan Schot, Director of SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit) at the University of Sussex, shows that viewing people as mere energy consumers means we risk losing a vast amount of potential in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Action on Hearing Loss funds new study to discover ways of preventing deafness caused by cancer drugcauses the sensory hair cells in the inner ear that detect sound to die. An Act
Action on Hearing Loss funds new study to discover ways of preventing deafness caused by cancer drug
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
causes the sensory hair cells in the inner ear that detect sound to die. An Action on Hearing Loss-funded study at the University of Sussex aims to discover how the anti-cancer drug gets into the sensory hair cells. A search for compounds that... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Winning the Lottery: Liverpool, Newcastle and Glasgow luckiest places to live in the UKHowever, Dr John Haigh, an emeritus professor of mathematics at the University
Winning the Lottery: Liverpool, Newcastle and Glasgow luckiest places to live in the UK
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
However, Dr John Haigh, an emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Sussex who has written a paper on the statistics underlying the National Lottery, said that buying a lottery ticket was still a "bad bet", regardless of where people... Read more
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The Indian Express
Delhi homeowners shut doors on Muslim tenants: UN varsity studyof Technology. He is currently a managing director at US-based ideas42. Pathan
Delhi homeowners shut doors on Muslim tenants: UN varsity study
The Indian Express / Posted 14 days ago
of Technology. He is currently a managing director at US-based ideas42. Pathania is a senior lecturer in Economics at University of Sussex, UK. He has worked in the World Bank and WHO, and has a PhD from University of California,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Finding gender stereotypes in a baby’s crythan average, while baby girls with low-pitched voices are perceived as less fe
Finding gender stereotypes in a baby’s cry
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
than average, while baby girls with low-pitched voices are perceived as less feminine. In the study, carried out by the University of Sussex the researchers recorded the cries of 28 babies, some as young as three months. The team then... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brazil, China Roles in African Farming Explainedhighlighted as an important area of investment," says Ian Scoones, a fellow at
Brazil, China Roles in African Farming Explained
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
highlighted as an important area of investment," says Ian Scoones, a fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He notes that claims made about the Brazilian and Chinese presence range from... Read more
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SciDev.net
Brazil, China roles in African farming explainedand Chinese agricultural concerns, aiming to feed the world, or China in partic
Brazil, China roles in African farming explained
SciDev.net / Posted 15 days ago
and Chinese agricultural concerns, aiming to feed the world, or China in particular, as some have predicted.” Ian Scoones, University of Sussex “There has been much debate about the role of the rising powers in African economies, and agriculture... Read more
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walesonline
How true are our most popular sayings?scarcely do without, according to research conducted on elephants at Amboseli N
How true are our most popular sayings?
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
scarcely do without, according to research conducted on elephants at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Researchers from the University of Sussex in England discovered that elephant groups with a 55-year-old matriarch (elephants live around 50 to 60... Read more
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Daily Examiner
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
Daily Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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Northern Star
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
Northern Star / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
The Daily Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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Queensland Times
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
Queensland Times / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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News Mail
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viralseen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the ma
How this elaborate prank about a washing machine went viral
News Mail / Posted 17 days ago
seen his face go viral thanks to this prank. His mate Tom Istefanous is the man behind the lolz. Tom's a student at the University of Sussex and had fabricated the tale of laundry and woe to get one over on his buddy. After perplexing many on... Read more
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Psych Central
Genes Play a Role in Teen ImpulsivitySome teens, however, seem to especially prone to impulsive behaviors leading to
Genes Play a Role in Teen Impulsivity
Psych Central / Posted 18 days ago
Some teens, however, seem to especially prone to impulsive behaviors leading to binge-drinking. Researchers at the University of Sussex, working as part of a team of researchers from across Europe, have discovered a new genetic link between... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghana needs to stop leaving its people behindsimple terms, that is inequality. And not only is it just not fair, but it is a
Ghana needs to stop leaving its people behind
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 18 days ago
simple terms, that is inequality. And not only is it just not fair, but it is also damaging. UNICEF collaborated with the University of Sussex in the UK and the Ashesi University just outside of Accra to compile Ghana’s Poverty and Inequality... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Specific gene links impulsive behavior to binge drinking in teenstaking, which can follow them into adulthood with all the health concerns that
Specific gene links impulsive behavior to binge drinking in teens
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
taking, which can follow them into adulthood with all the health concerns that go with them. New research conducted at the University of Sussex has identified a specific gene that links impulsive behavior to binge-drinking in teens. "Our findings... Read more
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express
Mourning one of their own: Heartbreaking video captures touching elephant funeralit is not surprising that they would show keen interests in all elephant remain
Mourning one of their own: Heartbreaking video captures touching elephant funeral
express / Posted 19 days ago
it is not surprising that they would show keen interests in all elephant remains, not only kin." Karen McComb, from the University of Sussex, added: "Animals that are intensely social in life may be most likely to display an interest in their... Read more
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PhysOrg
New research shows how silver could be the key to gold-standard flexible gadgetsstraightforward. It won't be long before we are all using nanowires in our elec
New research shows how silver could be the key to gold-standard flexible gadgets
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
straightforward. It won't be long before we are all using nanowires in our electronic devices. "The team, now based at the University of Sussex is now looking to develop the scalability of the process to make it more industrially viable. One... Read more
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Daily Mail
The way you write your emails could reveal you're hiding a secretfor physical signs of lying. 'There are no consistent signs that always arise
The way you write your emails could reveal you're hiding a secret
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
for physical signs of lying. 'There are no consistent signs that always arise alongside deception,' Tom Ormerod of the University of Sussex told Metro. 'I giggle nervously, others become more serious, some make eye contact, some avoid... Read more
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PhysOrg
Industry collaboration and consumer pressure are key to stopping the trade of 'conflict minerals', report findsfrom conflict regions could be achieved if firms were to collaborate and if the
Industry collaboration and consumer pressure are key to stopping the trade of 'conflict minerals', report finds
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
from conflict regions could be achieved if firms were to collaborate and if there was more pressure from consumers, a new University of Sussex report argues. Research by Constantin Blome, Professor of Operations Management at the University of... Read more
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The Hindu
Jharkhand Adivasi activist’s passport seized at Delhi airportairport on Monday and he was not allowed to board a flight to London. Mr. Dung
Jharkhand Adivasi activist’s passport seized at Delhi airport
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
airport on Monday and he was not allowed to board a flight to London. Mr. Dungdung (36) was to conduct a workshop at the University of Sussex on Environmental Politics and Activism on May 10; this would be part of a larger workshop on... Read more
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The Telegraph
Activist's wings to London clippedback by immigration officials early this morning, scuttling his plan to attend
Activist's wings to London clipped
The Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
back by immigration officials early this morning, scuttling his plan to attend a workshop on environmental politics at the University of Sussex in the UK tomorrow. "Immigration officials said I cannot board the flight though I had a valid academic... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UK-bound tribal rights activist’s passport impounded at Delhi airportGladson Dungdung on Monday alleged that his passport was unfairly impounded at
UK-bound tribal rights activist’s passport impounded at Delhi airport
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
Gladson Dungdung on Monday alleged that his passport was unfairly impounded at the Delhi airport while he was on way to the University of Sussex in London to participate in a workshop on environmental politics. Dungdung said he was being targeted... Read more
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The Scientist
What's in a Voice?proportions. While there have been quite a few studies on voice attractiveness
What's in a Voice?
The Scientist / Posted 22 days ago
proportions. While there have been quite a few studies on voice attractiveness, says Katarzyna Pisanski, a postdoc at the University of Sussex in the U.K., less attention has been paid to body size and specific acoustic parameters—that is, what... Read more
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dna
Air India offloads adivasi rights' activist from New Delhi-London flightDungdung said, "I was going to attend the Workshop on Environmental History and
Air India offloads adivasi rights' activist from New Delhi-London flight
dna / Posted 23 days ago
Dungdung said, "I was going to attend the Workshop on Environmental History and Politics of South Asia to be held in the University of Sussex, UK on May 10th. The reason told to me is that my passport had been impounded in 2013, therefore, they... Read more
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examiner.com
New study finds that many galaxies are hidden by space dusthad to be responsible for all of the dust emission, it implied that the galaxy
New study finds that many galaxies are hidden by space dust
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
had to be responsible for all of the dust emission, it implied that the galaxy must be forming a tremendous number of new stars,” said Jillian Scudder, the lead author on the study and an astrophysicist at the University of Sussex, in a sta... Read more
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dna
Are galaxies hiding secret companions?distant universe, a team of researchers has revealed that the bright dusty gala
Are galaxies hiding secret companions?
dna / Posted 24 days ago
distant universe, a team of researchers has revealed that the bright dusty galaxies are hiding some secret companions. The University of Sussex researchers found that the glow of heated dust reaching our planet is frequently due to three or four... Read more
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New Kerala
Galaxies lurking in distant glowing dust - newkerala.com #60171distant universe, a team of researchers has revealed that the bright dusty gala
Galaxies lurking in distant glowing dust - newkerala.com #60171
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
distant universe, a team of researchers has revealed that the bright dusty galaxies are hiding some secret companions. The University of Sussex researchers found that the glow of heated dust reaching our planet is frequently due to three or four... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bright dusty galaxies are hiding secret companionsas seen by Herschel. This region is about 1.5 times the size of the full moon i
Bright dusty galaxies are hiding secret companions
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
as seen by Herschel. This region is about 1.5 times the size of the full moon in the sky. Credit: JIllian Scudder A new University of Sussex study has cleared the air on what lies behind hot dust visible in the distant universe. Researchers... Read more
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Psych Central
Drinking Brings Momentary Happiness, But Not Life SatisfactionGeiger of the University of Kent’s School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Soci
Drinking Brings Momentary Happiness, But Not Life Satisfaction
Psych Central / Posted 25 days ago
Geiger of the University of Kent’s School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research, and Dr. George MacKerron of the University of Sussex, considered how people’s happiness and drinking change alongside each other over a period of time. They... Read more
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Sussex Express
NewickConfEUsed about the Brexit Referendum? Come to an open discussion with a panel
Newick
Sussex Express / Posted 26 days ago
ConfEUsed about the Brexit Referendum? Come to an open discussion with a panel of independent academic experts from the University of Sussex at Village Hall on Wednesday May 18 from 7pm to 9pm. (Doors open 6.30pm). This event is hosted by... Read more
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Sussex Express
Rodmell & SoutheaseIn the school holidays I used to work on the farm, helping out with hand hoeing
Rodmell & Southease
Sussex Express / Posted 26 days ago
In the school holidays I used to work on the farm, helping out with hand hoeing the carrot fields on the land where the University of Sussex now stands. As it was such lovely soil Dennis’s carrots would be in the market before anyone else as it... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alcohol DOES make you happier - but only in the short termalongside each other over a period of time. Dr Ben Baumberg Geiger, of Kent Un
Alcohol DOES make you happier - but only in the short term
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
alongside each other over a period of time. Dr Ben Baumberg Geiger, of Kent University, and Dr George MacKerron, of the University of Sussex, made use of both an iPhone-based app as well as traditional research methods to collate their... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Alcohol drinking problem makes people less satisfied with lifeBaumberg Geiger of the University's School of Social Policy, Sociology and Soci
Alcohol drinking problem makes people less satisfied with life
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
Baumberg Geiger of the University's School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, and Dr George MacKerron of the University of Sussex, made use of both an iPhone-based app and a traditional cohort study to generate the findings. Related... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hands Off People With Albinism in Malawieveryone has the right to life, liberty and security of person and that no one
Hands Off People With Albinism in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person and that no one shall be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Chimwemwe Manyozo is Malawian Student at the University of Sussex in Brighto... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Buckyball: The Magic Moleculeof their size. Smalley was using the machine on a variety of elements, includin
Buckyball: The Magic Molecule
Popular Science Australia / Posted 28 days ago
of their size. Smalley was using the machine on a variety of elements, including silicon. At that time, Harry Kroto of the University of Sussex in England was visiting Rice and suggested that carbon be added to the list of elements Smalley's team... Read more
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