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2010-06-13 07:57:24

Study into telomere length may improve understanding of the development of disease.

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2010-06-13 07:44:25

New research analyzes the life and times of the UK's favorite poultry.

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2010-06-02 09:42:31

A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, is on display at the University Friday, June 4, providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciting glimpse into the shape of things to come.

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2010-05-28 09:40:00

Researchers at the University of Leicester are examining extraterrestrial material from a comet to assess the origins of our Solar System.

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2010-05-27 09:05:00

The mysteries of the Universe and how we came to be are set to be unlocked by a technique for modeling fluids, similar to one which is becoming increasingly popular within the film industry to improve the realism of special effects.

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2010-04-14 09:07:53

Scientists from the University of Leicester have used observations from NASA’s STEREO and ACE satellites to come up with more accurate predictions of when blasts of solar wind will reach Earth, Venus and Mars.

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2010-03-27 11:21:23

Geologists from the University of Leicester are among four scientists- including a Nobel prize-winner – who suggest that the Earth has entered a new age of geological time.

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2010-03-22 13:15:00

A geologist from the University of Leicester is part of a team that has uncovered an ancient water flea-like creature from 425 million years ago – only the third of its kind ever to be discovered in ancient rocks.

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2010-03-12 13:25:00

Space physicists from the University of Leicester are part of an international team that has identified the impact of the Sun on Mars' atmosphere.

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2010-02-10 11:05:00

Research being undertaken at the University of Leicester highlights a career change for criminals from the more traditional household burglaries to personal muggings.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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