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Thursday 05 September 2013
The Yorkshireman is being hailed as the father of the search engine for his innovative webcrawler
Wednesday 21 August 2013
There is a stunning performance at the heart of this theatrical adaptation of Alexander Masters' award-winning biography. Fraser Ayres plays Stuart Shorter, a chaotic, garrulous homeless man who has spent his life fighting - abuse, muscular dystrophy, drug addiction, poverty.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
The Mona Lisa is one of the most reproduced images of all time, but art fans may struggle to make out that enigmatic smile on one unusual replica.
'Most embarrassing Fox News interview ever' sends Reza Aslan's biography of Jesus to number 1 in the Amazon book charts
Tuesday 30 July 2013
A respected academic, who just happens to be Muslim, was challenged by a Fox News anchor as to why he was qualified to write about Christ
Thursday 25 July 2013
Biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer made breakthroughs in the field of DNA structure
Friday 05 July 2013
Douglas Engelbart was the inventor of the mouse, the simple tool that dramatically changed the way in which humans interact with their computers. Since the first public demonstration of the mouse in 1968 over a billion have been sold worldwide. Although now slowly being overtaken by touchpads and touch-sensitive screens, the mouse and the concepts behind it, remain an important feature of all modern computers.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
US scientists have reported a major breakthrough on the road to treating spinal injuries that result in paralysis.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Graduation is a time for introspective leavers to take stock of all they've learned from their time at university. For James Ashford, it didn't take all that long
Wednesday 19 June 2013
RCUK wants to know how you've used your PhD, says Rick Rylance
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Stephen Hoare investigates Manchester Metropolitan University's new centre tackling the dark side of the arts
Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, studied for a Masters degree in Computer Security at the University of Liverpool
Friday 14 June 2013
It is believed that the former CIA technical assistant learned many skills here which informed his work for the US government
Wednesday 05 June 2013
You've got more work and less structure, and most of your uni friends have moved on and away into the world of work. Is a Masters isolating, asks Harriet Williamson
'Just a few looters’: Turkish PM Erdogan dismisses protests as thousands occupy Istanbul's Taksim Square
Sunday 02 June 2013
Turkey’s Prime Minister has rejected claims from protesters, who have taken to the streets across the country over the past two days, that he is an authoritarian leader, as thousands of people marched and reoccupied the centre of Istanbul.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Days of wild clubbing abandon and blagging your way through reading are no more when it comes to a Masters degree, but that doesn't mean your old life is gone for good. There's a lot to look out for, so here is my insider’s guide to an MA in the humanities.
Friday 17 May 2013
High culture and low life embrace in a novel of youthful promise foiled by maternal bonds
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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- 2 Chelsea victory parade: Chelsea mocked on Twitter as 'tens of fans' pack the streets of London
- 3 US warned by Chinese media to stop meddling or 'war will be inevitable'
- 4 Woman, 21, dies after taking contraceptive pill that 'caused fatal blood clot'
- 5 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says