Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bite Size Science: The Evolution of Lung Cancer

A new study casts light on the surprising number of ways in which cancers may become resistant to chemotherapy. Continue reading

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FakeID: Gove Rules out Creationism

Michael Gove has ruled out creationism in schools in England and Wales, but what about Scotland, where education is an independent matter? Continue reading

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Bite Sized Science: Love Hurts

Does love hurt? Neuroscientists have recently discovered reason to believe that it does. Continue reading

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Bite Sized Science: You Can Count on Monkeys

A new article in Nature published today has shown that old world monkeys may have better numerical abilities than was previously thought. Continue reading

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Bite Sized Science: Tweeting professors with respect

Should you remain professional on twitter or is it advantageous to let a little bit of yourself shine through? Recent research investigated this in academic circles. Continue reading

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Psychobabble: Child abuse and homosexuality

In a follow up to the last Psychobabble Keir Liddle looks at one of the more pernicious prejudices associated with male homosexuality – that associating it with child abuse. Continue reading

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Evidence Based Policy: Funding Crisis

Recent news suggests that the coalition government will maintain Humanities funding – but at the price of their academic freedom. Continue reading

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