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A competitive job market meant that many young people were forced to take low-skilled, poorly paid roles
He was the father of modern computing whose work on the Enigma code at Bletchley Park is said to have shortened the Second World War.
Billy Vunipola was in Tiggerish mood against the Leicester Tigers as Saracens stayed on top of the Premiership with a six-try, 49-10 win at Allianz Park. The all-action England No 8, playing on Sarries’ blind-side flank, spilt a coupled of restarts amid the wind and rain, scooped up an errant opposition put-in at the scrum, scored a third-quarter try and stepped mischievously into every position at rucks and mauls: offside and on.
An alternate game world dubbed the 'cheater's pool' has been created for infringing players, but stats show that cheaters have accumulated trillions in in-game currency
The old system was familiar, the modern one somewhat more intimidating
The American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral has been honoured with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
Darren Barker could be forced to retire after his hip problems resurfaced in defeat to Germany’s Felix Sturm on Saturday night.
New research reveals that an electrical quirk sends a spider's woven silk springing towards its victims. Zander Swinburne unravels the science
World-famous physicist, diagnosed with motor neurone disease at 21, said he would not be alive today without the service
It was hoped that the comet would provide a spectacular sight in the sky next month - but the signs indicate that it had been burned up on its journey
Astronomers tracking the “comet of the century” believed it had flown too close to the Sun and had broken up, but hopes have now been reignited that part of it may have survived its close encounter.
Even copper's high electrical conductivity is beginning to hold back computers as scientists push the material to its limits
It is often not taught every day - and half of pupils are given no targets for it
VIDEO: The statue, of a man called Neb-Sanu, appeared to turn itself during the day
Worldwide arm set to co-operate on at least two major natural history projects with CCTV9's documentary arm
Jim Al-Khalili's new two-part physics documentary Light and Dark had a scope that seemed just a little ambitious for two hours of television. "Light and Dark is essentially the story of everything we know and everything we don't know about our universe." So that's pretty much everything, then, Jim? Yet rather than the confusion of ideas you might expect, Al-Khalili's documentary illuminated a scientific story with its own, rather beautiful, internal logic.