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2010-02-02 02:00:00

LONDON, February 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Children who grow up without access to the internet or computers in the home, are being left behind in their social and educational development and could lose out in the job market. Now BLi Education, (http://www.blieducation.com/) in partnership with Government agency Becta*, is encouraging parents to take advantage of the Home Access programme to provide grants for computers and internet access to families that need them most. Several studies...

2010-01-29 14:02:14

Researchers have created self-healing polymers that could extend the lifetime of automotive oils.

2010-01-14 19:53:28

Many healthcare professionals are failing to advise people with medical conditions that could affect their ability to drive whether they should get behind the wheel, according to research from the University of Warwick.

2009-11-20 12:59:09

Research by the University of Warwick and the University of Manchester finds that psychological therapy could be 32 times more cost effective at making you happy than simply obtaining more money.

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2009-11-12 14:19:47

Astrophysicists find 2 Earth-sized bodies with oxygen rich atmospheres - only snag is they're stars not planets.

2009-11-12 11:14:47

A new study from the University of Warwick has discovered taking too much of the essential mineral selenium in your diet can increase your cholesterol by almost 10%.

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2009-11-10 09:40:00

Virtual reality games could help children to escape victimization and bullying at school, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.

2009-11-03 06:57:44

Researchers at the University of Warwick have identified a particular combination of health problems that can double the risk of heart attack and cause a three-fold increase in the risk of mortality.

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2009-10-26 08:07:06

Technology developed by the University of Warwick that can identify partial, distorted, scratched, smudged, or otherwise warped fingerprints in just a few seconds has just scored top marks in the world’s two toughest technical fingerprint tests.

2009-10-19 07:21:50

Drugs made using unusual metals could form an effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancer, including cancerous cells that have developed immunity to other drugs, according to research at the University of Warwick and the University of Leeds.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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