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asianage
Eczema risk upped by hard water, says studythreats like bacteria and sunburns, and lead to the development of eczema, a st
asianage / Posted yesterday
threats like bacteria and sunburns, and lead to the development of eczema, a study has shown. Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Kings College London in the UK have discovered that exposing the skin to hard water damages the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hard water may damage skin, cause eczema, says studythreats like bacteria and sunburns, and lead to the development of eczema, a st
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
threats like bacteria and sunburns, and lead to the development of eczema, a study has shown. Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Kings College London in the UK have discovered that exposing the skin to hard water damages the... Read more
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Daily Record
Student asks Twitter to send pal birthday drinks and the results are hilariouswith food and drink being brought every few minutes to their table by bemused w
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
with food and drink being brought every few minutes to their table by bemused waiters. Rory, who studies History at the University of Sheffield, said: "Basically I thought since I've got a fair few twitter followers it was worth a shot trying to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Kids of older dads risk genetic mutationsrare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature.
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
rare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature. Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, said: "Put simply, the genetic quality of sperm from younger men (in terms of de novo mutations) is... Read more
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Herald Sun
Kids of older dads risk genetic mutationsrare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature.
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
rare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature. Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, said: "Put simply, the genetic quality of sperm from younger men (in terms of de novo mutations) is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Kids of older dads risk genetic mutationsrare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature.
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
rare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature. Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, said: "Put simply, the genetic quality of sperm from younger men (in terms of de novo mutations) is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Kids of older dads risk genetic mutationsrare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature.
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
rare disease diagnostics." The findings are published in the journal Nature. Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, said: "Put simply, the genetic quality of sperm from younger men (in terms of de novo mutations) is... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar seriesof Muslim women to an attentive mix of faculty and students. Ali, a lecturer a
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
of Muslim women to an attentive mix of faculty and students. Ali, a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, has written extensively on the subject, having published over 30 papers in... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Planet 9’ formed closer to home than believed, says studysystem — probably formed closer to home around the Sun than previously thought,
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
system — probably formed closer to home around the Sun than previously thought, astronomers say. Researchers led by the University of Sheffield in the U.K. found that ‘Planet 9’ is unlikely to have been captured from another planetary system, as... Read more
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express
PLANET X: Scientists say rogue planet IS at EDGE of solar systemit is more probable it formed in our solar system and was pushed out to the fri
express / Posted 8 days ago
it is more probable it formed in our solar system and was pushed out to the fringes by our sun. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK and ETH Zurich ran simulations of different scenarios, including that a planet from... Read more
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Canberra Times
Stephen King's It is bad for the clown businesschildren have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in Th
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
children have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in The Guardian on the likeability of clowns, a University of Sheffield study of 250 children for a report on hospital design suggested children find clown motifs... Read more
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The Age
Stephen King's It is bad for the clown businesschildren have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in Th
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
children have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in The Guardian on the likeability of clowns, a University of Sheffield study of 250 children for a report on hospital design suggested children find clown motifs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Stephen King's It is bad for the clown businesschildren have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in Th
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
children have grown more frightened of clowns. According to a 2015 story in The Guardian on the likeability of clowns, a University of Sheffield study of 250 children for a report on hospital design suggested children find clown motifs... Read more
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Business Wire
Smithers Viscient Names VP Global Commercial Development as Part of Client-Centric Staffing Strategyroles at EMD Millipore (now Millipore Sigma). He earned his Ph.D. in Microbial
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
roles at EMD Millipore (now Millipore Sigma). He earned his Ph.D. in Microbial Genetics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and his Bachelor’s in Microbiology from the University of Sheffield, England, UK. About Smith... Read more
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Newsweek
The male infertility crisis: Who's killing America's sperm?topic to explore in depth. “Why are we messing about with this?” says professor
Newsweek / Posted 10 days ago
topic to explore in depth. “Why are we messing about with this?” says professor Allan Pacey, a male fertility expert at the University of Sheffield. “Let’s just answer the question.” A major, comprehensive study of semen quality has never been... Read more
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The Hindu
Largest solar flare in 12 years observedatmosphere and distance from the Sun, occurred unexpectedly on September 6, 201
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
atmosphere and distance from the Sun, occurred unexpectedly on September 6, 2017, researchers, including those from the University of Sheffield and Queen’s University Belfast in the UK, said. The flare was one of three X-category flares — the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hackers could order sex robots to kill their human loversto hackers (stock image) This was the warning from Noel Sharkey, professor of
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
to hackers (stock image) This was the warning from Noel Sharkey, professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, and Dr Aimee van Wynsberghe, assistant professor in ethics and technology at the Technical... Read more
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birminghammail
This is why stunning aurora views have been visible across UKbegan in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
began in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the University of Sheffield and Queen's University Belfast. The massive burst of radiation, one of three so called X-category... Read more
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Daily Mail
Top scientist urges women in their 30s to freeze their eggsafter attending a talk at the Cheltenham Science Festival two years ago, in whi
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
after attending a talk at the Cheltenham Science Festival two years ago, in which fertility experts Dr Allan Pacey, of the University of Sheffield and Dr Gillian Lockwood, the medical director of Midland Fertility Services, warned how women’s... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Stunning aurora views caused by 'very unusual' phenomenon, say scientistsbegan in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
began in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the University of Sheffield and Queen's University Belfast. The massive burst of radiation, one of three so called X-category... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The secret behind stunning Northern Lights displays over Britiain revealedweek. The large solar bursts can drive plasma away from the solar surface at s
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
week. The large solar bursts can drive plasma away from the solar surface at speeds of up to 2,000 km/s. A team from the University of Sheffield and Queen's University Belfast captured images of the flare using Swedish Solar Telescope situated in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stunning aurora views caused by 'very unusual' phenomenon, say scientistsflare for more than 12 years - and the eighth-largest since modern records bega
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
flare for more than 12 years - and the eighth-largest since modern records began in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the University of Sheffield and Queen's University Belfa... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scientists credit solar flare for spectacular aurora displaybegan in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
began in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the University of Sheffield and Queen's University Belfast. The massive burst of radiation, one of three so called X-category... Read more
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The Irish Times
No laughing matter: why are we so terrified of clowns?children hospitalised for minor surgery. Conversely, a 2008 survey of 250 child
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
children hospitalised for minor surgery. Conversely, a 2008 survey of 250 children between the ages of four and 16 for the University of Sheffield found that most of the children disliked and even feared images of clowns. Writing in Nursing... Read more
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New Kerala
The PIE News: Governments Are Among Game-Changers in Global Education - newkerala news #269983marketing campaign category profiles the power of personal stories. The #WeAreI
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
marketing campaign category profiles the power of personal stories. The #WeAreInternational campaign, spearheaded by the University of Sheffield, relied on content from international and domestic students portraying how an international student... Read more
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International Business Times
Voyager 1: The furthest man-made object from Earth celebrates 40 years in space 40 years ago before many professional astronomers, including me, were born", sa
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
40 years ago before many professional astronomers, including me, were born", said Richard J Parker, an astronomer from the University of Sheffield. "Many of their results are now part of our mainstream understanding of planetary and space science.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Insects ‘twitch’ lenses in and out of focus to seethan was predicted by their compound eye structure, giving them hyperaccurate v
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
than was predicted by their compound eye structure, giving them hyperaccurate vision. The new study, led by experts at the University of Sheffield, changes our understanding of insect and human vision, and could be used in industry to improve... Read more
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Scotsman
University of Glasgow rises in list of world’s top universitiesBristol :: =80 (88) University of Glasgow :: 91 (=82) University of Warwick
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
Bristol :: =80 (88) University of Glasgow :: 91 (=82) University of Warwick :: 97 (=96) Durham University :: 104 (109) University of Sheffield :: 121 (=113) Queen Mary University of London :: =126 (=121) University of Southampton :: =130... Read more
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Irish Examiner
It turns out insects have pretty good eyesight after alleyesight? Well, flies and other insects have better vision than we first thoug
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
eyesight? Well, flies and other insects have better vision than we first thought, a new study from biologists at the University of Sheffield has found. Scientists had assumed that flies had pretty blurry vision because of their compound... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Stop scaring older mums about the risks of having a baby'Wood, who became a dad again last year at the age of 68 – are celebrated. Prof
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Wood, who became a dad again last year at the age of 68 – are celebrated. Professor Allan Pacey, a fertility expert at the University of Sheffield, said: ‘Older mothers are lambasted, but for a man of the age of Ronnie Wood, we hand round the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow athlete faces mammoth Swiss test with Great Britain teamhave reached this level within two years is incredible and is testament to the
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
have reached this level within two years is incredible and is testament to the group of people I train with at the University of Sheffield Tri Club and the amazing coaching experience gained on my degree at the University of Cumbria,” he... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Gary Freeman wins Pedal Power Ipswich Road Race in exciting finish at Framsden, in SuffolkMatthews opened the final sprint but faded enough for Freeman to win from Tom A
Ipswich Star / Posted 22 days ago
Matthews opened the final sprint but faded enough for Freeman to win from Tom Andrews and Auger. Andrews rides for the University of Sheffield, but is currently living at home in Henley, only just off the Gosbeck circuit used for the 70 mile... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Harley turns on power to beat old rival in bank holiday time trial clashNorwich rider Mike Auger alongside and Tom Andrews next. Smith suddenly “blew”
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Norwich rider Mike Auger alongside and Tom Andrews next. Smith suddenly “blew” – Matthews led towards the line, but faded enough for Freeman to win from Tom Andrews (University of Sheffield), but currently at home in Suffolk, and Auger (API/Metr... Read more
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Horse and Hound
HOYS finalist aims for Miss World titleand an absolute dream.” Stephanie, who recently graduated with a first-class d
Horse and Hound / Posted 26 days ago
and an absolute dream.” Stephanie, who recently graduated with a first-class degree in radiography and oncology at the University of Sheffield, said she likes the contrast riding offers to her Miss England contests. “My job isn’t glamorous... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can chemicals in sofas and car seats stop you getting pregnant?chemicals may want to opt for products that are flame retardant-free.’ Allan P
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
chemicals may want to opt for products that are flame retardant-free.’ Allan Pacey, professor of andrology at the University of Sheffield, said: ‘On the face of it, this data seems fairly convincing and support the idea that there is a... Read more
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International Business Times
Experts warn that Artificial Intelligence robot platforms are 'racist and sexist' Maxine Mackintosh said. Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Artificial Intelli
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
Maxine Mackintosh said. Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics & Public Engagement University of Sheffield, told the Today programme that a large problem was the lack of woman in technical fields. "We need... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
A window cleaner and his son skydive from 15,000 in the airto go higher, up to 15,000 feet, which is as high up as you can go in the Unite
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted a month ago
to go higher, up to 15,000 feet, which is as high up as you can go in the United Kingdom." Jake, who will be studying at University of Sheffield this September, and his father dived out of the plane for a minute each reaching up to speeds of 120... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Brave Beth on an Icelandic mission for hospice fundsPennines for the spectacular scenery of Iceland for a charity trek. Beth Sharp
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Pennines for the spectacular scenery of Iceland for a charity trek. Beth Sharp (20), a history and politics student at the University of Sheffield, will be doing a 250-mile trek in the mountains of the north east coast of Iceland to raise money for... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Highest number of tuberculosis deaths among children in Indiaunder five years of age. This makes TB one of the top 10 causes of death in the
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
under five years of age. This makes TB one of the top 10 causes of death in the age group," said Pete Dodd from the University of Sheffield in the UK. Over 96 per cent of these deaths were in children not receiving treatment for the... Read more
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asianage
India has most number of TB deaths among childrenunder five years of age. This makes TB one of the top 10 causes of death in the
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
under five years of age. This makes TB one of the top 10 causes of death in the age group," said Pete Dodd from the University of Sheffield in the UK. Over 96 per cent of these deaths were in children not receiving treatment for the... Read more
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Morningstar
Why Are Stock Market Prices So High?has also served on the investment boards of several non-profit organizations. H
Morningstar / Posted 1 months ago
has also served on the investment boards of several non-profit organizations. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Disclaimer: The views expressed are the views of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Record number of students gain university places through clearing on A-level results day, figures showChristina Edgar, head of admissions at the University of Sheffield, has said th
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Christina Edgar, head of admissions at the University of Sheffield, has said that clearing used to be seen as a shameful process for students who failed to achieve the grades they needed for their first choice university. But now there is no longer... Read more
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Philly.com
'Dr. Water' is hanging up his lab coat after three decadesin which he will review research by others. He plans to take on some consulting
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
in which he will review research by others. He plans to take on some consulting work and serve as an adviser at the University of Sheffield in Britain. LeChevallier has authored or coauthored more than 100 research papers, some funded by... Read more
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This is West Country
Highbridge students achieve 'outstanding' A Level resultsSocial Science, University of Bath Thomas Collard: A* A B, Zoo Management, Not
This is West Country / Posted 1 months ago
Social Science, University of Bath Thomas Collard: A* A B, Zoo Management, Nottingham Evie Croxford: A A A, Psychology, University of Sheffield Yanika Johnson: A A A D*, Medicine, University of Southampton Adam Millward: A A A, Psychology,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEOS: West Cumbria students celebrate A-level successfurther maths, chemistry and biology. She said: "I'm so chuffed, I really can'
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
further maths, chemistry and biology. She said: "I'm so chuffed, I really can't believe it." She will be going to the University of Sheffield to study medicine and said she was really excited. She will be celebrating her results with... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Tupton Hall School achieves best A-level results in its historyCollege Adam Slater (A* A A) Sport and exercise science at Loughborough Univer
Derbyshire Times / Posted 1 months ago
College Adam Slater (A* A A) Sport and exercise science at Loughborough University Alysia Bradley (A* A A) Law at the University of Sheffield Matthew Hadfield (A A A) (B – AS Level) Accounting and economics at Sheffield Hallam Aakash Pattar... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Celebrations in store as Millom students collect their A Level resultsB will study Biology at Lancaster University come September. Miss Steel plans
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
B will study Biology at Lancaster University come September. Miss Steel plans on studying Applied social sciences at the University of Sheffield after achieving four As and one B. But, it wasn't just in science where students showed off their... Read more
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express
Results 2017: Top universities in the UK for producing the most millionairesof Southampton 16. University of Glasgow 17. Loughborough University 18. Uni
express / Posted 1 months ago
of Southampton 16. University of Glasgow 17. Loughborough University 18. University of Warwick 19. University of Liverpool 20. University of Sheffield The findings were produced by business and lifestyle website Verdict and Weal... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Drones, robots, virtual reality and 3D printers join forces to cut water wastegiving a better insight than ever before into the condition of the sewer. At t
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
giving a better insight than ever before into the condition of the sewer. At the same time, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, engineers working in partnership with Anglian Water to develop ways in which 3D printing, also known... Read more

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