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2011-02-25 07:45:00

Scientists said Thursday that a mud volcano in Indonesia is responsible for displacing more than 13,000 families, and shows no sign of stopping for the better part of the next quarter century.

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2011-02-09 11:24:36

Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a new continental-scale study.

2010-12-14 13:39:51

Early years initiatives for pre-school children are not delivering improvements in language and numeracy development, according to leading education experts.

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2010-11-25 08:24:11

Large predators are much more vulnerable than smaller species to environmental changes, such as over-hunting and habitat change, because they have to work so hard to find their next meal, according to a new study.

2010-10-14 13:25:04

Oil recovery using carbon dioxide could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth £150 billion ($ 240 billion) – but only if the current infrastructure is enhanced now.

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2010-06-30 06:25:00

Many of the Milky Way’s ancient stars are remnants of other smaller galaxies torn apart by violent galactic collisions around five billion years ago.

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2010-06-14 07:06:40

New research by astronomers in the Physics Department at Durham University suggests that the conventional wisdom about the content of the Universe may be wrong.

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2010-06-04 09:25:00

The Yangtze River in China is 40 million years older than was previously thought, according to new research.

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2010-05-24 09:40:00

A collaboration between the University of Leeds, Durham University and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is looking at ‘printing’ pills to order, to create safer and faster-acting medicines.

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2010-05-19 07:50:23

Thousands of people who are partially-sighted following stroke or brain injury could gain greater independence from a simple, cheap and accessible training course which could eventually be delivered from their mobile phones or hand-held games consoles.


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