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Thursday 17 February 2011
But how will I know the answers if I don't know what the questions will be?" This, believe it or not, is a question hundreds of Oxbridge applicants ask every year as they prepare for interview. The speed of the internet and the amount of information that can be accessed in a flash have contributed to a generation of school-leavers convinced that access to technology is all you need to answer questions and that being able to answer questions is all you need to succeed. Why should you think for yourself when there is a tool that can do it for you?
Thursday 17 February 2011
The catastrophic floods of autumn 2000, which saw river levels reach 400-year highs and left 10,000 homes underwater across England and Wales, were most likely the result of global warming.
Monday 14 February 2011
A radical plan to end the "madness" of wasteful and pointless research by rival drug companies was outlined today.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Leading UK neuroscientists today attacked "draconian" funding cuts that could see £4 million stripped from "vital" brain research every year.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Cambridge University is proposing to charge students the maximum £9,000 in tuition fees from next year, it was revealed today.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
The era of cheap food is over, and prices are likely to rise significantly in coming decades, due to the increase in the global population and a worldwide shift towards eating more meat and dairy produce, a major study into the future of farming has concluded.
Saturday 15 January 2011
The Bodleian library's overflow facility – opened in Swindon last year afterplanning permission for a depository close to Oxford University was turned down – received its one millionth book yesterday.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Fifty years ago, Arthur, the oldest satellite at Cornwall's Goonhilly Down Satellite Station, received the world's first transatlantic television broadcast.
Monday 27 December 2010
British men are getting heavier, with the average man piling on more than a stone between 1986 and 2000 – and experts believe the weight gains are getting worse.
Tuesday 21 December 2010
A virus that was believed to be the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME, has turned out to be a laboratory contamination that could not have caused an infection in humans, scientists said yesterday.
Sunday 12 December 2010
Wednesday 08 December 2010
The 1960s was the decade when the early music group came of age, with historically authentic ensembles such as New York Pro Musica, Studio der Frühen Musik (Munich), and David Munrow's Early Music Consort of London reaching new levels of technical and musical excellence on period instruments. The lutenist James Tyler was a member of all three groups, during the early part of a career that was devoted to the historically accurate performance of music for plucked strings. His death has robbed the early music world of one of the finest, most knowledgeable, and most likeable exponents of those instruments.
Thursday 18 November 2010
White British people will be a minority in their own country by 2066 if current immigration levels continue, a population expert has claimed.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Early human ancestors were probably more sexually promiscuous than present-day societies if a study of the finger lengths of fossilised bones is to be believed.
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