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The Atlantic
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading AcademicsWhen Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
When Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance minister in January, he embarked on an extraordinary seven months of negotiations with the country’s creditors and its European partners. Related Story On July 6, Greek... Read more
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EuroNews
Tate Britain offers a full Sensorium experienceImagine being able to hear, touch, taste or even smell a famed piece of art – a
Tate Britain offers a full Sensorium experience
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Imagine being able to hear, touch, taste or even smell a famed piece of art – at London’s Tate Britain they’re doing just that. Cinema-goers may remember Sensosurround, now London’s Tate Britain in London is exhibiting art you can smell, taste, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher finds children have better manners than robotsA group of children proved that they had better manners than a robot as they tr
Researcher finds children have better manners than robots
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
A group of children proved that they had better manners than a robot as they tried to program it to move, stop, and react to touch as part of a research project at the University of Sussex. The four children were learning how to program a small Lego... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Scientists Reveal Secret To Dung Beetles' Impressive Navigation SkillsDung beetles spend their days collecting other animals' poop to feed on. While
Scientists Reveal Secret To Dung Beetles' Impressive Navigation Skills
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Dung beetles spend their days collecting other animals' poop to feed on. While they may not seem like the most elegant of creatures, it turns out their brains are impressively sophisticated. A study published Monday in the Proceedings of the... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Are horse and human faces more similar than we think?Horses and humans share similar facial expressions, according to a new study.
Are horse and human faces more similar than we think?
Horse and Hound / Posted 3 days ago
Horses and humans share similar facial expressions, according to a new study. Research by the University of Sussex revealed that horses — like humans and chimps — use muscles underlying their nostrils, lips and eyes to alter their facial expressions... Read more
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The Star
18 colourful personalities ‘will ensure empowerment’PUTRAJAYA: Women’s rights activists, corporation heads and film stars are among
18 colourful personalities ‘will ensure empowerment’
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Women’s rights activists, corporation heads and film stars are among those appointed to the newly-formed 18-member Women’s Advisory and Consultative Council. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said its setting up was in line with... Read more
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Morningstar
China’s Currency DevaluationThe most significant results of the yuan devaluation may be related to commodit
China’s Currency Devaluation
Morningstar / Posted 5 days ago
The most significant results of the yuan devaluation may be related to commodities and some of China’s trading partners, as the knock-on effects from lower Chinese demand may continue to hurt certain emerging-market countries—where less demand for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sex and Our UniversitiesIt's a sad moment for me to be reminded as a father of two daughters that femal
Sex and Our Universities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
It's a sad moment for me to be reminded as a father of two daughters that female undergraduates are still not protected from sexual assault on our university campuses. Conversely, we are so used to the story of sexual assaults on our campuses and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Human Cost of Africa's Science StrategyThree years ago yesterday, 34 miners were shot dead by South African police dur
The Human Cost of Africa's Science Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Three years ago yesterday, 34 miners were shot dead by South African police during a strike for better wages and living standards at a mine owned by British multinational Lonmin. The Marikana massacre, the most violent use of state force in... Read more
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SciDev.net
The human cost of Africa’s science strategyThree years ago yesterday, 34 miners were shot dead by South African police dur
The human cost of Africa’s science strategy
SciDev.net / Posted 13 days ago
Three years ago yesterday, 34 miners were shot dead by South African police during a strike for better wages and living standards at a mine owned by British multinational Lonmin. The Marikana massacre, the most violent use of state force in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Did Elon Musk build a space exploration programme?Elon Musk at the release of the latest Tesla home battery. Photo / AP Do guns
Did Elon Musk build a space exploration programme?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Elon Musk at the release of the latest Tesla home battery. Photo / AP Do guns kill people, or do people kill people? This question points to a cognitive error that humans make all too often. The error is in the way we think about the causes of... Read more
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Independent
A-level results day: Tips for students on how to get through grades day from three expertsFigures show the overall pass rate had risen to 98.1 per cent – up by 0.1 per c
A-level results day: Tips for students on how to get through grades day from three experts
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
Figures show the overall pass rate had risen to 98.1 per cent – up by 0.1 per cent on 2014 – which was the first year it has slumped after more than two decades of rises. For those who are just receiving the news and feeling nervous or anxious,... Read more
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Independent
Clearing 2015: From communal squalor to ensuites, concierges and wi-fi as standardNot any more. Student accommodation has moved with the times and, if not sybari
Clearing 2015: From communal squalor to ensuites, concierges and wi-fi as standard
Independent / Posted 19 days ago
Not any more. Student accommodation has moved with the times and, if not sybaritic, is certainly a deal more comfortable than in days gone by with wi-fi internet access as standard. Expectations have risen along with fees. Tatty communal halls have... Read more
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Forbes
Bernstein Believes Apple Could Grow iPhone Sales In 2016I provide independent research of technology companies and was previously one o
Bernstein Believes Apple Could Grow iPhone Sales In 2016
Forbes / Posted 20 days ago
I provide independent research of technology companies and was previously one of two analysts that determined the technology holdings for Atlantic Trust (Invesco's high net worth group), a firm with $15 billion under management. Before joining... Read more
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walesonline
Top universities team up to tackle 'lad culture' on campusNine top universities, including Cardiff, are leading a campaign to end “lad cu
Top universities team up to tackle 'lad culture' on campus
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
Nine top universities, including Cardiff, are leading a campaign to end “lad culture” on campus. Cardiff will join Oxford University, Kings College London, London School of Economics, University of Warwick, Leeds University, Queen Mary’s University... Read more
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Forbes
Apple's Shares May Have Found A BottomI provide independent research of technology companies and was previously one o
Apple's Shares May Have Found A Bottom
Forbes / Posted 20 days ago
I provide independent research of technology companies and was previously one of two analysts that determined the technology holdings for Atlantic Trust (Invesco's high net worth group), a firm with $15 billion under management. Before joining... Read more
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CNET
Study says horses make faces like humans, no offense intendedHas anyone ever accused you of having a horse face? Well, now you can throw tha
Study says horses make faces like humans, no offense intended
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
Has anyone ever accused you of having a horse face? Well, now you can throw that mean description right back at them, because it turns out that all human and horse faces may be similar. Equines show their emotions in social situations by making... Read more
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Online Recruitment
The future looks bright for eight Trainees at ‘Platinum’ firm!Worthing and Gatwick-based chartered accountants, Carpenter Box, is supporting
The future looks bright for eight Trainees at ‘Platinum’ firm!
Online Recruitment / Posted 23 days ago
Worthing and Gatwick-based chartered accountants, Carpenter Box, is supporting its largest ever intake of trainees, with eight young people joining the firm’s Platinum Accredited programme on the road to qualification. Alex Robinson joined following... Read more
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iol.co.za
A lens into Zim's land eliteCecil the lion’s death should make Zimbabweans look harder at who really benefi
A lens into Zim's land elite
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Cecil the lion’s death should make Zimbabweans look harder at who really benefits from wildlife, writes Ian Scoones. The huge uproar generated by the shooting of Cecil the lion provides a fascinating lens into Zimbabwe’s new elite land politics and... Read more
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redOrbit
Neigh it ain't so: Humans, horses share similar facial expressionsUsually when someone calls you a “horse face”, it’s meant as an insult. (Though
Neigh it ain't so: Humans, horses share similar facial expressions
redOrbit / Posted 23 days ago
Usually when someone calls you a “horse face”, it’s meant as an insult. (Though, better than being a horse's a**.) But new research from scientists at the University of Sussex has found that the facial expressions of humans and members of the equine... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Horses Use Complex Facial Expressions Nearly Identical To HumansThe ability to use complex facial expressions to convey emotion isn't unique to
Horses Use Complex Facial Expressions Nearly Identical To Humans
The Huffington Post / Posted 23 days ago
The ability to use complex facial expressions to convey emotion isn't unique to humans -- chimpanzees, dogs and cats also possess this ability. Scientists are finding that horses, too, show their feelings on their faces. In a new study,... Read more
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Newser
Researchers Take a Long Look at Horses' Facial Expressions. This Is What Surprised Them the Most.– Scientists at the University of Sussex have taken a long, hard long at our eq
Researchers Take a Long Look at Horses' Facial Expressions. This Is What Surprised Them the Most.
Newser / Posted 24 days ago
– Scientists at the University of Sussex have taken a long, hard long at our equine pals and determined that horses have 17 distinct looks of their own. Some 15 hours of observing natural behavior in 86 horses, ranging in age from four weeks to 27... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cecil’s death a lens into Zim land eliteCecil the lion’s death should make Zimbabweans look harder at who really benefi
Cecil’s death a lens into Zim land elite
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Cecil the lion’s death should make Zimbabweans look harder at who really benefits from wildlife, writes Ian Scoones. The huge uproar generated by the shooting of Cecil the lion provides a fascinating lens into Zimbabwe’s new elite land politics and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Cecil the Lion Offers Lessons for Land Reform and the Role of ElitesBy Ian Scoones, University of Sussex The huge uproar generated by the shooting
Why Cecil the Lion Offers Lessons for Land Reform and the Role of Elites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
By Ian Scoones, University of Sussex The huge uproar generated by the shooting of Cecil the lion provides a fascinating lens into Zimbabwe's new elite land politics and the relationship between humans and "wild" nature. The country's extensive game... Read more
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New Kerala
Horses make facial expressions like humans They use muscles underlying various facial features - including their nostril
Horses make facial expressions like humans
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
They use muscles underlying various facial features - including their nostrils, lips and eyes - to alter their facial expressions. The researchers identified in horses 17 discrete facial expressions many... Read more
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New Kerala
Humans and horses have same `facial expressions` Next time you see a horse don't make a face at it because it can do the same,
Humans and horses have same `facial expressions`
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Next time you see a horse don't make a face at it because it can do the same, as a new study that claims horses have facial expressions similar to humans. A mammal communication research conducted by... Read more
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Scotsman
Horses show emotions like humans, say scientists Lets face it, theres a lot of horsing about to create those expressions. Pictu
Horses show emotions like humans, say scientists
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
Lets face it, theres a lot of horsing about to create those expressions. Pictures: Getty FOR those who cherish a close bond with the equine world, it is a compelling study straight from the horse’s... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Horses' facial expressions 'similar to humans and chimps' « Shropshire StarLike humans, horses use muscles underlying their nostrils, lips and eyes to alt
Horses' facial expressions 'similar to humans and chimps' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 24 days ago
Like humans, horses use muscles underlying their nostrils, lips and eyes to alter their facial expressions in a variety of situations, mammal communication researchers found. The findings, published in PLOS ONE, suggest evolutionary links in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Horses use facial expressions for emotions just like humans say expertsHorses share many of the facial expressions of humans, scientists have discover
Horses use facial expressions for emotions just like humans say experts
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Horses share many of the facial expressions of humans, scientists have discovered. Jennifer Wathan, of the University of Sussex, said: “What surprised us was the rich repertoire of complex facial movements in horses – and how many of them are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Long in the face? No, horses share facial expressions with humansWhy the long face? Horses share facial expressions with humans and are more ani
Long in the face? No, horses share facial expressions with humans
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Why the long face? Horses share facial expressions with humans and are more animated than chimps and dogs Horses have more expressive facial movements than dogs or chimps They use muscles underneath their nostrils, lips and eyes to alter their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why the long face? Horses and humans share facial expressionsHorses use similar facial muscles to humans, suggesting an evolutionary paralle
Why the long face? Horses and humans share facial expressions
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Horses use similar facial muscles to humans, suggesting an evolutionary parallel in how horses and humans use the face to communicate. Credit: Jennifer Wathan Horses share some surprisingly similar facial expressions to humans and chimps, according... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jamestown: the settlement's hidden history is threatened by climate changeAt the long-lost site of the first surviving English colony in the Americas, am
Jamestown: the settlement's hidden history is threatened by climate change
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
At the long-lost site of the first surviving English colony in the Americas, amid the remnants of invasion and war – of belief, slavery and murder; cannibalism, drugs and political intrigue – there is a silver box. The box is tiny, just over two and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Best wedding dance ever? Couple breakdance to Uptown Funk for first danceThis could potentially be the best wedding dance ever, sure to provide entertai
Best wedding dance ever? Couple breakdance to Uptown Funk for first dance
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
This could potentially be the best wedding dance ever, sure to provide entertainment for bride and groom AND wedding guests alike. The brilliantly hilarious clip shows them taking to the floor with Jasmine in her full length wedding dress and a pair... Read more
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The Standard
Don't lose hopeTuesday, August 04, 2015The results for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Educ
Don't lose hope
The Standard / Posted 26 days ago
Tuesday, August 04, 2015The results for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education have been released and disappointment is still, inevitably, the overriding emotion for thousands of students who have missed out on their first-choice courses and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ECA Director Awarded Honorary DoctorateThe Director of the Social Development Policy Division of the Economic Commissi
ECA Director Awarded Honorary Doctorate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The Director of the Social Development Policy Division of the Economic Commission for Africa , Takyiwaa Manuh has been awarded an honorary doctorate by her alma mater, the University of Sussex , England. As a former student of the university, Ms.... Read more

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