i In the frame: Eileen Cooper accuses the art world of failing women

Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.

Obituary: Jon Postel

THE COMPUTER scientist Jon Postel was one of the "fathers of the Internet".

Education - Letter: Further education

As a mature entrant to teaching in the further education (FE) sector and now involved in teacher training, I have been interested in recent correspondence on this subject - particularly Nick Landau's letter ("Your Views", Education, 24 September).

Games: Raising Cyberbaby

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UCAS: New universities are logging on to popular technology

Former polytechnics offer some of the best computer courses, writes Diana Appleyard

Network: Women reap rewards but prospects look grim

Silicon Goddesses have one thing in common - someone inspired them at a very young age to learn to love maths


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You cannot hold the world in the palm of your hand

Encyclopaedias and dictionaries on CD-Rom are indeed marvellous, writes Andrew Brown. But they will not make us masters of the universe. Information is useless without a framework of meaning

pounds 1,000 fees will deter clearing students

TUITION FEES, imposed by the Government from this autumn, may cause students to withdraw their university applications at the last moment, heads warned yesterday.

Science: tell me about ... human facial recognition

NOW YOU see it, now you don't. The photo on the left, taken in 1976 by the Viking spacecraft, shows an area of Mars known as Cydonia. See the face, apparently carved out of the rocks?

The students who all want to be first

Competition for jobs has given a new lustre to the ultimate grade, once sneered at by the cooler undergraduate. But what does it take to get one?

An intelligent way to progress

In Education+ last month, the London University philosophy don John White questioned the theory of multiple intelligences which informs teaching in progressive classrooms worldwide. Here, the Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner, author of the theory, hits back. He argues that mass teaching approaches will vanish and each child will be taught in the way that best suits their intelligence.

Profile: Roger Needham - Bill's boffin bares (nearly) all

Microsoft's British research chief was happy to show Dana Rubin around the new lab ... as long as she didn't ask about the share options

Internet & Video games: Human interest stories

If you have ever fancied your own personal Dr Ruth but can't afford the fees, then the Internet could have the answer. Computerised analysts could be the

Network: Never mind where we want to go today, where will you take us tomorrow?

It could be argued that Microsoft's success is the result of brilliant marketing rather than innovative technology. But to maintain its dominant position in the industry, the company is investing $2bn a year in research. When Bill Gates looks to the future, he looks to Nathan Myhrvold. Paul Smith talks to him.
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The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

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Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
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Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
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Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
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Thurston Moore interview

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From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific