Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
New treatment developed by fusing key proteins of the virus with a bacterial protein
Sunday 19 May 2013
PM backs his friend as Tory co-chairman Lord Feldman denies he is source of damning remarks about local party members
Friday 17 May 2013
There are plans to present him with a student award despite continuing controversy over his regime's human rights record
Friday 17 May 2013
The segregation by gender of Muslim students has been in the news this week, after a pressure group claimed the practice was widespread. Reyhana Patel, herself a Muslim, believes that gender segregation can actually be empowering for her and her sisters
Friday 03 May 2013
Advertising unpaid positions for new graduates has now been banned by several leading UK universities.
Thursday 02 May 2013
An Oxford professor has claimed white Britons 'will be a minority' in the UK before 2070 if current population trends continue.
Monday 29 April 2013
Cambridge University has taken the top spot in a new university league table. It has beaten Oxford University for the third year in a row in the latest annual Complete University Guide.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Prime Minister gives London Mayor’s younger brother Jo senior government job as his head of policy
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Met Police set up dedicated phone line for alleged victims of sexual misconduct
Monday 22 April 2013
Normally the youth-oriented Channel 4 would try to keep its audience glued into the small hours. But the broadcaster has now launched a mobile game designed to send hyperactive teenagers to sleep in order to educate them about the benefits of an early night.
Sunday 14 April 2013
Experts say it's time for hospitals to pay more attention to the partners of women who experience difficult labours
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Many people have experienced the odd feeling that although we are our body's "owner-operator", as Hugh Aldersey-Williams puts it, the body is actually a strange appendage: not really us at all, more like one of our plug-ins – a car or computer. Cultures have veered wildly in their attitude to the body. Aldersey-Williams, an excellent, versatile science writer, pitches his book at just the right level of amused and curious enquiry.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Research at Oxford University found victims' paranoia especially pronounced if their attacker was someone they knew
Friday 22 March 2013
A youngster wowed his teachers when it emerged the piece of shale he brought with him to a show-and-tell was in fact a 300 million-year-old fossil.
The placebo effect: doctors admit prescribing unproven treatments, unnecessary tests and pills with no active ingredient
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Patients given drugs with no active ingredients, or unproven or unnecessary treatments, finds study
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
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- 2 Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing match
- 3 Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
- 4 Today was a bad day for renters, landlords, and democracy